In November 2013, Graham Mort, poet, writer and Professor of Creative Writing at Lancaster University, visited Soran University in North-East Kurdistan Region: read Graham’s blog.
Graham went to Soran to work with Dr. Muli Amaye who lectures there in English and post-colonial studies. There they will design and deliver a new oral history project based around Kurdish women and their stories: ‘Many Women, Many Words’. Links will be formed between a new writing centre at Soran and the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster. This first phase of the project will engage with project design and the training of researchers, as well as exploring the potential synergies for staff and institutional relations.
Follow this link to the main research project: http://kurdishwomenswords.world
Visit the gallery of photographs taken on Graham’s trip to Soran in November 2013.