Dear friends, Dear members,  We are pleased to send you the latest newsletter.  Board meetings  This quarter, meetings were held on 11.04, 18.05, 21.06 and 25.06.  EmPOWERing ANTI-racism focus series  Three events took place as part of our thematic series:  – Diversity Talk “Diversity and Participation: Lived Participation in the

99 Years of the Treaty of Lausanne: History, Present and Perspectives 24.07.20222 pm CETZoom > Prof. Dr. em. Baskin Oran, Ankara University, Turkey> Prof. Ass. Nilay Özok-Gündogan, Florida State University, US> Dr. Ebdul Îlah Al Mustefa, Rojava University Moderation: Aysel Onur, Kurd-Akad, Switzerland There will be simultaneous translation in Kurdish

Dear Sir or Madam,This year, too, we will publish our newsletter every three months. Kind regards Executive Board  Board meetings  The meetings were held on 26 January and 7 March. Recommendation for actions  In 2021, federal elections took place and a new government was formed. There is still no reliable data on

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq: challenges and opportunities in politics, economy and society Dear Sir or Madam,Dear friends, We are pleased to invite you to our symposium “The Kurdistan Region of Iraq: challenges and opportunities in politics, economy and society”.  27 February 2022 4 – 7 pm  Zoom  English  Registration is

Conference Gender Studies meets Jineolojî II – Nature, Body and Gender: Re-Actualizations 18.02.202210 am – 6 pm (CET)(Zoom)There will be German – English simultaneous translation. Programme Welcome:Dersim Dagdeviren, Co-Chair of Network of Kurdish Academics Dr. Beate von Miquel, Managing Director of the Marie Jahoda Center for International Gender Studies of

Diversity in Germany: Racism as a central challenge 29.01.20221-5 p.m.ZoomLanguage: German Registration via until 27 January 2022. Organisation: Kurd-Akad & Volkshochschule CologneSupport: Rosa Luxemburg Foundation & Civaka Azad TopicThe society in Germany is diverse. The analysis of this diversity shows many advantages and positive aspects. However, it also deciphers

Dear members, Dear friends, We are pleased to publish our current newsletter.  Best regards  Executive Board  …. Board meetings In this quarter the meetings were held on 25.10., 30.11 and 22.12.  Pan-European Network Meeting of Kurdish Institutes and Academic Organisations   On December 12 the third pan-European network meeting of Kurdish

Dear members,Dear friends, We are pleased to publish our current newsletter. We renew our call for cooperation and membership. Best regardsExecutive board Board meetings The meetings were held on 07.07, 05.08, 09.09 and 21.09.21.  Conference on the Treaty of Lausanne On the 98th anniversary of the Treaty of Lausanne, we – Kurd-Akad

Recently, there have been more discussions again in Turkey about a political solution to the Kurdish question. This is essential for the democratisation of Turkey and peace in the Middle East.  Military offensives, also in the Kurdish areas of Syria and Iraq, as well as repression against the opposition, especially

Dear Director-General, In the context of Turkey’s recent attacks on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which violated international law, there have been increasing complaints of the use of chemical weapons. These are serious allegations that require urgent investigation by independent institutions.  We would like to kindly ask your organisation, which

Kurdish versus Turkish Question: Realities, Rotations and Routes for Peaced Routen für Frieden    On World Peace Day 2021, Turkey is far from peace and democracy. The expansive foreign policy, also beyond the Middle East, as well as the massive repression of any political and social participation make this clear.

98 sal peymana Lozanê – Îdîa û rastiya aşitiyekê Date: 24.07.2021, 3 pm CET / 2 pm UK / ZoomRegistration until 22.07.2021 via The Treaty of Lausanne was concluded 98 years ago, on 24 July 1923.This treaty was preceded by the Sykes-Picot Agreement, which was secretly signed by the British

Dear members,Dear friends,We are pleased to publish the second newsletter this year.  Board meetings  This quarter, the meetings were held on 12 & 24 May and 7 & 23 June.  Symposium on national unity  The symposium “From division to unity: challenges and options for Kurdish academics” took place on 17 April.

Saturday, 15 May 20211 – 4:30 pmZoom There will be simultaneous Kurdish-English translation. Please register via by 12.05.2021. Programme 1:00 – 1:15Welcome address 1:15 – 2:15The Kurdish language in the context of politics and society: contradictions and options Mother tongue: The burden of women – language as an expression