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Lazarev’s Readings.  Issue 2 Lazarev’s Readings. Issue 2
Lazarev’s Readings.  Issue 2 Lazarev’s Readings. Issue 2

Lazarev’s Readings. Issue 2

Еditor: Olga Zhigalina

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2013, 244 pages

ISBN: 978-5-89282-559-7

The second Issue of “Lazarev’s Readings” is devoted to 85-year of the birth anniversary of Prof. M.A. Gasratian (1924 – 2007), famous Russian kurdologist and turkoligist. His biography, list of his main publications, unpublished article about the activity of Kurdish political organizations of Turkish Kurdistan at the end of the 20th century and memories of his colleagues are included in this work. The book collects the articles that were written on the base of reports presented at the 2nd and 3rd Conferences “Lazarev’s Readings” that were held in 2011 – 2012. The articles deal with a wide range of issues of Kurdish studies. The authors investigate the problems of the modern history of the Kurds and Kurdistan, the Kurdish language, identity, and the Kurdish historiography. Some articles provide the analysis of the current situation in ethnic Kurdistan and state of Kurdistan region in Iraq.

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