Documenting and Archiving Kurdish Oral Heritage

An Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies research event
Date25 February 2021

Organisers: Dr Farangis Ghaderi and Dr Joanna Bochenska

Nadîre Güntaş Aldatmaz: Nasnameyo Kollektîf û Folklor (Collective Identity and Folklore)

Mehmet Gültekin: Dengbêjên herêma Serhedê û komkirina berhemên wan (The dengbêjs of Serhad and collecting their works)

Nadire Güntaş Aldatmaz is the author of five monographs on Zazaki oral literature. She holds MA in Kurdish language from Mardin Artuklu University and PhD in communication studies from Ankara University. Her doctoral research was entitled "The Disappearance of Community Languages and Communication: The Zazaki Case". Her main field of interests are culture and folklore of Zaza Kurds.

Mehmet Gültekin is the author of six monographs on Kurdish oral tradition and history as well as several articles on the same subject. He holds MA in philology from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University and currently works as a translator in Germany.

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Meeting ID: 929 3969 2245
Password: 956923

ProviderInstitute of Arab and Islamic Studies

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