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The Ramifications of Covid-19 on Public Health

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Several countries in the Middle East and North Africa region are currently imposing new restrictions in response to the recent Covid-19 variant Omicron. Since the outbreak in 2020, it has become evident that there are major differences in how states have managed the pandemic. The global Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the varying levels of state

Youth Identity, Politics and Change in Contemporary Kurdistan

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In recent weeks, images of migrants stranded at the Belarus-Poland border have gone viral. Among them are thousands of Kurds primarily youth from the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq. What are the grievances of the youth that pushes them to make such a dangerous journey? The contemporary history of the Kurdistan Region is marked by

Iraqi Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding Across Local, National and Global Contexts

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The Middle East Studies Forum hosts a webinar on ‘Iraqi Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding Across Local, National and Global Contexts’ presented by Dr. Yasmin Chilmeran (The Swedish Institute of International Affairs) When: 28 October 2021, 8:00am (CEST) Where: Zoom Register: Follow this link to register Abstract In recent decades, and especially since the adoption of