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Memories of an Armenian Kurdology scholar

Amateurs have always been an integral part of any kind of scientific environment, especially in the humanities (and primarily in history and linguistics). However, if this concomitant process usually creates a separate genre that has its own rules and specifications, the amateurish tendency in Kurdish – due to its overly politicized component – has become […]

Asatrian: Kurdology is highly politicized

In the preface of the book “The Kurds and Their Origins – The Methodology of Kurdish Studies”, Garnik Asatrian emphasizes the necessity of studying all phenomena, especially in the humanities, based on methodology, and in page 17, referring to the methodology of Kurdish Studies, adds: I find writing this preface necessary because, as you will […]