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The Kurds and Iraq
Date Sunday June 19
Time 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location Details
New College of California, Cultural Room.
766 Valencia Street and 18th St., Mission District
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author
THE KURDS AND IRAQ:
A discussion by Kurds and their Allies
on the Current Situation in Iraq

Sunday, June 19th
11:30 AM to 6:00 PM
New College of California, Cultural Room.
766 Valencia Street and 18th St., Mission District
Street Parking

The Kurds are among the most marginalized yet powerful indigenous groups struggling for empowerment and survival in the new global order. This event brings together four speakers who are Kurds and friends of Kurds, offering interventions to impact our knowledge towards social change,
human rights, and the dream of ethical states. This event will offer the public a chance to hear from and ask questions of Kurds and their allies whose lives are more directly affected by current events concerning the Iraqi state. Please join us for LUNCH and an afternoon of talks with question and answers following.

Program:

Noon: Kurdish lunch served (RSVP)
Reserve lunch space before June 17th
Call: 415-431-9870- extension 32301

1:00pm: Speakers—
Kani Xulam, Director, American Kurdish Information Network
“Do Arabs Need a Kurdish President?”

Ali Ezzatyar, UC Berkeley Center of Law
“Rooms in the House: Cross-State Alliances Among Kurds”

Shayee Khanaka, Head Librarian, UC Berkeley Middle East Library
“Kirkuk: A History of the Conflict over Kirkuk”

Aaron Glantz, Author, “How America Lost Iraq”; Reporter, Pacifica Radio
“On the Ground in Iraqi Kurdistan”


*Donations for American Kurdish Information Network are Tax-deductible*

Co-sponsors:
New College Center for Education and Social Action
Local Kurdish Restaurants have provided food and refreshments
Added to the calendar on Sunday Jun 5th, 2005 5:41 PM

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