History


09/10/2018

Khurasani Kurdish Exclave in the 19th Century

By Prof. M. R. Izady This detached exclave of Kurdish inhabited land is found on the modern northeastern borders of Iran with Turkmenistan in what has been […]
09/10/2018

The Emergence of Kurdish Nationalism and the Sheikh Said Rebellion, 1880-1925

By Robert Olson, University of Texas Press, Austin The Sheikh Said rebellion was the first large-scale nationalist rebellion by the Kurds. The role of the Azadi […]
09/10/2018

An Independent Kurdistan?

Robert Olson, Professor of Middle East Politics, University of Kentucky Due to the strong resistance to the US occupation of Iraq and the internecine hostility that […]
09/10/2018

Exploring Kurdish Origins

By Prof. Mehrdad R. Izady The question of Kurdish origins, i.e., who the Kurds are and where they come from, has for too long remained an enigma. […]