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THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 227: Iraqi Kurdistan in Crisis w/ Djene Bajalan and Stefan Bertram Lee

THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 227: Iraqi Kurdistan in Crisis w/ Djene Bajalan and Stefan Bertram Lee

Update: 2021-12-31
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Djene and Stefan talk to Datsan Jasim, Lana Askari, and Abdulla Hawez about the ongoing protests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the broader social, political, and economic history of the region.


 
Dastan Jasim
Doctoral Fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Hamburg and Doctoral Candidate at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. She works on the political culture of Kurds in Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Turkey and has been a conflict researcher for the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research, focusing on the Kurdish conflict in Syria and the war against ISIS since 2017.


 
Lana Askari
Lana Askari has a PhD in Social Anthropology with Visual Media from the University of Manchester. Her PhD research focused on how people in Iraqi Kurdistan imagine and plan their future in times of crisis, for which she produced the films “Bridge to Kobane” (2016) and “Future Factory” (2018). She currently works for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs and as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Amsterdam.


 
Abdulla Hawez
Abdulla Hawez is a researcher with a private consultancy firm in London, focusing on Turkey, Iraq, and Syria. He has worked with the BBC World Service and The Daily Beast as a journalist. He was also co-founded Yalla news organization in 2014.

 

 


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THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 227: Iraqi Kurdistan in Crisis w/ Djene Bajalan and Stefan Bertram Lee

THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 227: Iraqi Kurdistan in Crisis w/ Djene Bajalan and Stefan Bertram Lee

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