The Kurds in a Transforming Middle East

With Prof. Hisyar Ozsoy, University of Michigan,

And Luqman Barwari, President of the Kurdish National Congress, North America

The Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist

3331 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park, CA
January 26, 2013
(Saturday) at 7:00 p.m.

Dr.Hisyar Ozsoy will be the keynote
speaker on the topic, “The Kurds in
a Transforming Middle East”.

Dr. Ozsoy is an
Assistant Professor of Sociocultural
Anthropology at the University of
Michigan, Flint. He has done extensive
research and public lectures on the
politics of Kurdish conflict in Turkey
and the Middle East. His broader
research is concerned with nationalism
and state formation, ethnic conflicts,
political violence, social movements,
minority rights and peace building. He
regularly teaches courses on social
change, political movements and the
cultures, histories and politics of
the Middle East.
Barwari, president of
the Kurdish National
Congress of North
America, will also
provide information
about the Kurdish
The evening will also feature Kurdish
music, food and dance. This event is
free and open to the public.

event is sponsored by the Kurdish National
Congress, North America (
It is co-sponsored by the Conejo Valley
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Jim Yarbrough, 805-375-9939,


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