Kurdish Studies

The international peer-reviewed scholarly journal of Kurdish Studies

Kurdish Studies journal
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Kurdish Studies journal is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high quality research and scholarship. Kurdish Studies journal is initiated by the members of the Kurdish Studies Network (KSN) and supported by a large group of academics from different disciplines. The journal aligns itself with KSN’s mission to revitalize and reorient research, scholarship and debates in the field of Kurdish studies in a multidisciplinary fashion covering a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, economics, history, society, gender, minorities, politics, health, law, environment, language, media, culture, arts, and education.

Kurdish Studies offers a universally accessible venue where sound scholarship and research as well as reviews and debates are disseminated. The journal establishes a genuine forum for serious discussion and exchange within the Kurdish Studies community, reaching out to a broad audience of students, professionals, policy makers and enthusiasts alike. Kurdish Studies aims to maintain a fair balance between theoretical analyses and empirical studies. Critical and novel approaches and methods are particularly welcome.

Editorial Team of Kurdish Studies : Founding and Managing editors of Kurdish Studies journal were Dr Welat Zeydanlioglu and Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci along with Dr Joost Jongerden, and Dr Janet Klein, they led the launch of Kurdish Studies drawing on the Kurdish Studies Network. The editorial team has been initially headed by Editor-in-chief, Professor Martin van Bruinessen, and included Associate Editors Dr Wendelmoet HamelinkDr Ergin Opengin, Dr Djene Rhys Bajalan, Dr Marlene Schäfers, Sacha Alsancakli, Book Review Editor Ethem Coban, Copy Editor, Naomi Houghton. Kurdish Studies is also supported by many leading scholars in the field serving as members of the Editorial Advisory Board and Editorial Review Board.
For books to be reviewed, before sending any books for review, the publishers and book reviewers must contact the book review editor.

The abbreviated title of Kurdish Studies journal is: Kurd. Stud.

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Kurdish Studies journal aims fostering research and scholarship on Kurds, Kurdish, and Kurdistan with a transnational perspective 

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