Assimilation

Even those individuals who have a great understanding and interest on the topic of assimilation understand that it is an extremely challenging and complicated area to investigate and explore. Below I will attem...

A Starving Nation

As a Kurd, have you ever felt the strain of answering questions about your existence?  Has anyone ever questioned your place in history? How well do you know about your heritage? I'm sure we can all think of a ...

Two Worlds, One Family

I know many of you have been in the situation of feeling like you live in two different worlds but with one family.  Thirty years ago, our Kurdish parents were too busy fighting for the Kurdish struggle. Our fa...

An introduction to diasporic identity

The struggle for Kurdistan emerged in the context of a fragmented nature of existence, occupied by different nation-states, and rulings powers that refused to recognize Kurds. Within diasporic communities the s...

My Kurdish Neighbor

Like any typical Kurdish parents, mine decided they wanted to turn our American backyard into a Kurdish animal farm. My dad bought four chicks; one rooster and two rabbits, and then built a shed for them.  Unfo...

Where Did Kurdistan Come From?

As a British born and raised Kurd I have come to realise the greatest struggle, especially for those in the Diaspora, is the one within ourselves. The greatest battle we fight in our quest for freedom is the wa...