History


11/10/2018

Kurdistan, Where Historical Credit is Due

By Mehrdad R. Izady, 1992 In correspondence with the prestigious British scientific journal, Nature (Vol.360,5, Nov. 1992, p.24), Rudolph Michel of the Museum of Applied Science, Center […]
11/10/2018

Desperately Seeking Full-Time Kurdologists

By Prof. Mehrdad Izady A most important first step in launching the field of Kurdish studies is the creation of a cadre of area studies scholars […]
11/10/2018

Are Kurds Descended From the Medes?

Prof. M. R. Izady A few years ago, I was given a letter from an American, non-academic individual, asking “Are Kurds descended from the Medes?” I responded […]
11/10/2018

A history of Kurdish navigation

By Prof. M. R. Izady General history One of the least-known-and most fascinating-chapters in Kurdish history is the long-lasting participation and occasional dominance of the sea […]