Yezidi Studies Center

The University of Kurdistan Hawler, in Coordination with the Yezidi Studies Center, Signs a Research and Educational Cooperation Agreement with the German University of Leipzig

As its first official partnership, the Yezidi Study Center at the Oriental Institute, Leipzig University signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Kurdistan Hewler on March 20, 2023. The representative of two sides, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Maisel, executive director of the Oriental Institute and co-founder of YSC, and Prof. Dr. Keith Sharp, president of UKH aspire to work together in the pursuit of knowledge and the academic exchange of students and faculty with a particular emphasis on Yezidi studies and other fields of common interest. The first steps in this cooperation include joint workshops and summer school programs.
Dr. Bayar Mustafa, UKHs Dean of External Engagement and Research, and Dr. Qader Shammo, co-founder of YSC participated in the event and contributed to the drafting of the agreementĀ“s agenda.

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