Yezidi Studies Center

Here you can find information about our current and future projects:

  • Dr. Qader Saleem Shammo: Re-assessment of Muslim Attitudes towards the Yezidis after the 2014 Genocide
    Post-Doc project in collaboration with LMU München, Leipzig University and Duhok University
  • Peyman Omer: The Role of the Starlore in Yezidi Folklore
    Post-doc project in collaboration with Zakho University and Leipzig University
  • Zaid Khalaf Ali: The Bereavement Program for Yezidi Families
    PhD project at Leipzig University
  • Musafer Qassim: Erhalt und Verlust jesidischer Symbole im 21. Jahrhundert
    PhD project at Leipzig University
  • Ilyas Isa: Die Tradition der religiösen Gelehrten der Yeziden – Die Bewahrer der oralen Tradition
    PhD Project at Leipzig University
  • Sami Shammo: Yezidi Society after the ISIS Genocide – The Impact of the ISIS Genocide and Politics on Yezidi Religious and Cultural Heritage in Iraq
    MA Thesis at FU Berlin, in collaboration with Leipzig Universit