Dr. Andrea Zittlau who is a teacher at the University of Rostock, Germany. Mr. Rezhyar Fakhir, an advocate for peace who has held several workshops through the Christian Peacemaker Team. Dr. Lynn Rose, who is a professor of the Social Sciences at AUIS and Deputy Director at CGDS. Mr. Shko Shwan who began as CGDS’ co-ordinator and is currently the project manager for the EU project.
Dr. Edith Szanto, whose PhD in Religious Studies is from the University of Toronto, served as assistant professor at AUIS for several years.
Dr. Choman Hardi Director of Center for Gender Studeis and Development was invited to this podcast to discuss the attempts at preventing Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Ms. Maysoon, is a liberal Iraqi women’s rights activist and a member of the Iraqi parliament. In this podcast she discusses the role of women in both the Iraqi parliament and politics.
Ms. Goshan Mohammed, Lecturer in Math and Sciences Department at AUIS and a CGDS veteran, in a podcast discusses the laws and restrictions made in regards to abortion. She further elaborates on why and how these laws and restrictions might’ve been established.
Dr. Akeel Abbas, Assistant Professor in the English Department at AUIS and a memeber of the EU project team, in a podcast discusses the history of iraqi feminism, and how it was origniated from 1910 until the modern day.
Dr. Choman Hardi, Assistant Professor in the Department of English, had an interview with Radio New Zealand which was broadcast on Anfal Commemoration Day, April 14th. In the interview she talks about AUIS, about teaching gender studies, writing poetry, researching about genocide survivors, and a bit of Kurdish/ Iraqi politics.