International Journal of Conflict and Violence: Geopolitical Shifts and Ethnic Conflicts: The Transnational Kurdish Conflict in the Contemporary Middle East
We invite submissions for an International Journal of Conflict and Violence Focus Section on “Geopolitical Shifts and Ethnic Conflicts: The Transnational Kurdish Conflict in the Contemporary Middle East”. Papers for this Focus Section should:
- focus on empirical research and theoretical perspectives concerning the process of transformation of the cross-border, transnational Kurdish Conflict in the light of contemporary and historical geopolitical shifts and changing dynamics in the world and the Middle East;
- investigate the interactions between political developments at the regional and international level, within the four states and within Kurdish actors and societies, and examine how this interaction between internal and external factors / dynamics affects the Kurds, the conflict, the forms of violence and the prospects for peaceful resolution.
Topics to be addressed include: