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The Kurds in the Middle East: Justice for Kurds
The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, in partnership with the nonprofit organization Justice for Kurds, will host a four-part virtual discussion series on “The Kurds in the Middle East.”
The conference opening on Tuesday, April 13, at 12:00 p.m. will feature a keynote address from Kurdistan Region President H.E. Nechirvan Barzani. Panel discussions will then include an impressive array of American, European, and Middle Eastern practitioners, including senior Kurdish representatives from Iraq and Syria.
The virtual sessions will take place every Tuesday, between April 13 and May 4, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm EST. The sessions are open to the Yale community and general public, as well as recorded for distribution afterwards.
Speakers for the April 13 session include: Nechirvan Barzani (keynote speaker), President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq; Emma Sky (moderator), Director, Yale’s Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program; Thomas S. Kaplan, Chairman of Justice for Kurds; Entrepreneur and Conservationist; and Bernard-Henri Lévy, President of Justice for Kurds; Philosopher, Filmmaker and Activist.
Event Updated 2021-04-14