[EDLING:183] Preserving the Kurdish Language

Francis M. Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Thu May 31 21:38:23 UTC 2007

The Kurdish Aspect

Preserving the Kurdish Language

The Kurdish Language Department at Salahaddin University in Erbil held its 
second conference to promote the Kurdish language at the Salahaddin Cultural 
Center in early May of 2007. The conference, entitled "Toward the Development 
of Kurdish Language at the University," was conducted under the auspices of 
Idris Hadi, Kurdistan Region's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific 

The first conference on Kurdish language was held last year in Erbil, and 
focused primarily on the education system and language classes at local 
universities of Iraqi Kurdistan Region. 

More than 16 studies and research projects on Kurdish language were presented 
during the three-day conference, which was attended by a large number of 
language specialists and researchers. 

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