BWW Discussion Meeting: Thursday March 18th 2021

Brown War Watch meets online every Thursday at 7pm to discuss ongoing conflicts, developments in the military industrial complex, tension amongst superpowers, and pathways to peace.

All political and spiritual beliefs welcome, united in the quest for a more peaceful planet. End the Endless Wars!

Please email brownwarwatch@brown.edu for the Zoom link.

THIS WEEK’S TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION: KURDISTAN, ROJAVA, THE YAZIDI.

This week Brown War Watch welcomes to the discussion Mairéad Smith, PhD student in the Department of Anthropology, Brown University. Mairéad will discuss Middle Eastern conflict, giving special attention to the Kurdish and Yazidi peoples, the Rojava political project, and the role of women. This discussion will be of particular interest to those fascinated by the theory and practice of political projects unfolding in our time.

SOME RESOURCES TO AID AND ENRICH DISCUSSION:

Kurdish History : here

Basic Overview on scope of issues: here

Western Projections onto Kurdish Women: here

Kurdish Poetry: here

Rojava: here

We are looking forward to another compelling and rich discussion on topics that go largely ignored in the media.

We hope you’ll join us! Write to brownwarwatch@brown.edu for the Zoom link.

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