Desperately Seeking Full-Time Kurdologists     Prof. M. Izady     A most important first step in launching the field of Kurdish studies is the creation of a cadre of area studies scholars and academics whose primary interests are Kurds. Thus far it has been the Turkologist, Arabist, Armeniologist or Iranist...

At the beginning of the 20th century, the famous Russian sculptor P. Kamensky (1858–1923),  on request of the imperial family, performed in porcelain sculptures of representatives of different nationalities living in Russia. Among the figures there are paired figures of a Kurd and a Kurdish...