CIBER Focus Interview
CIBER Focus Topic: Nationalism and Identity in Greater Kurdistan with Dr. Djene Bajalan
December 1, 2017
Dr. Bajalan is an Assistant Professor of History at Missouri State University and has studied and taught in Turkey, Great Britain, and Iraqi Kurdistan. He holds a Ph.D. in Oriental Studies from the University of Oxford and focuses his research on ethno-national activism of Kurds in the late Ottoman Empire. He is currently finalizing a monography on Kurdish participation in Ottoman affairs leading up to World War I.
In this video, Dr. Bajalan will draw on his extensive research into Kurdish history to discuss contemporary issues and identity in Kurdistan.