8 months ago
A book that
focuses on the example of federalism and the quest of independence of
the Iraqi Kurdistan with insightful contribution from current and former
UKH staff and as well as a current PhD student has been published.
“Federalism, Secession and International Recognition Regime: Iraqi
Kurdistan,” the book has been published by major publishing house
Routledge and contains contributions from current and former academics
of the Department of Politics and International Relations.
by Alex Danilovich, the book details the formation of the current
federal system in Iraq, the federal relationships, and the quest by the
Kurdistan Regional Government to form a sovereign state following
tensions between the Region and the Federal Government.
chapter contributions are by Dr Anwar Anaid, Dean of School of Social
Sciences; Sara Mustafa, Lecturer at the Department of Politics and
International Relations (DPIR); Dr. Emel Elif Tugdar, Dr Nigel M.
Greaves, Dr Francis Owtram, Dr Hugo El Kholi, former lecturers at DPIR,
with other scholars outside UKH. It also has a book chapter from the
current PhD student Hemin Akreyi. Other contributors are Dr Ryan D.
Griffihs, Dr Sardar Aziz, Dr Sherko Kirmanj, Dr Serhun Ali, Dr David
Romano, Shivan Rojhilat, Dr Paula Pineda, and Kirill Vertyaev.
book is divided into two parts and twelve chapters. Part I covers
federalism, domestic politics and secession, while Part II is about
recognition regimes, global powers, and significant neighbors on
Kurdistan’s sovereignty aspirations.