Professor Christine Robins

Professor Christine Robins

My main areas of interest are orality, literacy and popular culture across the Middle East and especially amongst the Kurds. Much of my written work has focused on the Yezidis, a Kurdish religious minority. I am currently preparing a book on discourses of memory in...
Salwa Khalaf

Salwa Khalaf

A survivor of ISIS captivity, Salwa Khalaf wants the world to understand what happened to the Yezidis and to bring attention to the horrific suffering which continues for the 3,000 Yezidi women and children remaining in captivity...
Gautam Sen

Gautam Sen

Gautam Sen, Ph.D. taught international political economic for more than two decades to graduates, as the Course Director for the Masters in Politics of the World Economy, at the London School of Economics and Political Science. An author and prolific contributor to...
Matthew Barber

Matthew Barber

Matthew Travis Barber is a PhD student studying Islamic thought and history in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. Matthew was living in Iraq and performing research within the Yazidi community in 2014 when the...
Anne Norona

Anne Norona

Anne Norona is founder of Yezidi Emergency Support (Y.E.S) www.yezidiemergencysupport.com and works as a practice nurse in Cornwall. Anne has spent the last 4 years working consistently with Yezidis both abroad and in Iraq and has visited Sinjar and Kurdistan many...