The 7th International Conference for Kurdish Studies – Zakho Center

Start Date: Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 09:50 - End Date: Thursday, 4 May 2023, 02:58

Zakho Center for Kurdish Studies at Faculty of Humanities, University of Zakho will hold its 7th international conference entitled ‘Kurdish States and Emirates in Medieval and Modern Eras’ on 3 – 4, May 2023.

  • Themes and topics

The conference is seeking submissions related to the following topics:

1. The political history of the Kurdish states and emirates

2. Civilization, construction, and culture

3. Administration

4. Economy

5. Social life

  • Writing Formats

1. The conference accepts papers in the following languages: Kurdish, Arabic, English, Turkish and Persian.

2. The abstract should not exceed 500 words and should include 5 keywords.

3. The full paper must not exceed 10000 words in length.

4. The following fonts are used in the writing of the papers according to the language: for Kurdish (Unicode), Arabic (Simplified Arabic), and English (Times New Roman).

5. The papers must be written according to Harvard referencing style.

  • Important Dates

1. Abstract submission deadline: 01/11/2022

2. Abstract acceptance or refusal notification: 15/11/2022

3. Full paper submission deadline: 01/02/2023

4. Paper acceptance or refusal notification: 01/03/2023

5. Conference dates: 3- 4/05/2023

  • Fees

All costs, including accommodation, are covered by the conference except for travel costs.

  • Contact

For more information and/or any inquiries about the conference, you are welcome to contact us directly via the conference email address: (, or you can call us on this number: (+964 (0) 751 536 1550).