Tag: Kurds

New publication: Special Issue on Kurdish Media and Culture

Kevin Smets has co-edited (with Ali Fuat Sengul) a special issue of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication. The issue is titled “Kurdish media and culture in a shifting Middle East” and it explores the shifting role of Kurds in the global mediasphere, as well as the developing Kurdish media culture in the…

Book Chapter: Conflict and resistance on screen: on the films of Halil Dağ

Our contribution will explore Dağ’s work with regard to his documentary and ‘immediacy’ film style, his significance as a role model for the young generation of Kurdish filmmakers, and his potential to enrich our theoretical understandings of the relation between cinema and conflict.