The Kurds in the Middle East: Kurdish Perspectives from the Region

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Free but register in advance


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.”

Panel discussions will feature 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 27 session include: Rory Stewart (moderator), Jackson Senior Fellow; Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States; and Sinam Mohamad, Representative of the Syrian Democratic Council to the United States.

Open To:

Ages 18, Ages 21, alumni, Cultural and International, Diversity and Inclusion, faculty, General Public, Graduate and Professional, Law, Politics and Society, Panel Discussions and Roundtables, Spouses and Partners, Staff, Students, Talks and Lectures, undergraduate, Yale Postdoctoral Trainees


Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Phone: 203-432-6253