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Kurdish community perspectives: Impacting our world

This is the rescheduled date for the postponed March 16 event.

Join us for this panel discussion about Kurdish society.

Panelists will discuss their current research and findings, and how these efforts help us understand the world today. A general discussion of current events in the Kurdish community will follow. Topics to be explored include the impact to Kurdish society as a result of the recent travel ban, perspectives on immigration and the vital role of diversity in education. 

Panelists from Binghamton University

  • Moderator: Kent Schull, associate professor of Ottoman and Modern Middle East history
  • Aynur de Rouen, curator of the Kurdish Collection, Special Collections
  • Bahattin Demir, PhD student in history
  • Ekrem Karakoc, associate professor of political science
  • Nilay Ozok-Gundogan, visiting assistant professor of Ottoman history

Panelist from the American Kurdish Council, New York chapter 

  • Ridwan Zebari, director
Thursday, April 20, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Main Gallery, Binghamton University's Art Museum
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Aynur de Rouen

Aynur de Rouen, Ph.D.
Binghamton University 
Telephone: (607) 777-3944
Fax: (607) 777-4848
Email: aderouen@binghamton.edu