Kurdistan, Iraq, Bashur, Sulaymaniyah

Between two Kurdistans: a Russian anthropologist’s journey in search of self-government

In an effort to get through to the Syrian Kurdish autonomous region, I met kindred spirits and found out more about the political and cultural landscape of Iraqi Kurdistan. Русский Tossing about on a broken bed in a cheap hostel in the centre of Sulaymaniyah, I was struggling to fall asleep. The sun hadn’t come up