Past Events

  • Book Launch: The Kurds of Northern Syria

    06 September 2019 Dalston Halk Evi Kurdish Community Centre Join the Centre for Kurdish Progress and the Kurdish People's Assembly - Britain for the launch of The Kurds of Northern Syria: Governance, Diversity, and Conflicts with co-author Wladimir van Wilgenburg...

    Date:

    Friday, September 06, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    Venue:

    Dalston Halk Evi Kurdish Community Centre in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdistan Question in a Post-ISIS Middle East

    26 June 2019 Houses of Parliament Join the Centre for Kurdish Progress for a discussion on Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdistan Question in the Post-ISIS Middle East in Committee Room 17, Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 from 7:00-9:00pm The event...

    Date:

    Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 07:00 PM · 52 rsvps

    Venue:

    Houses of Parliament

     
  • 3rd International Kurdish Studies Conference

    Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdistan Question in a Changing Middle East The 3rd International Kurdish Studies Conference is taking place at Middlesex University on 25-26 June, organised by the Department of Politics and Law, Middlesex University, Minority Rights Group International...

    Date:

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM through June 26, 2019

    Venue:

    Middlesex University

     
  • Audience with Mr Rezan Sarica, lawyer to Mr Abdullah Ocalan

    Please note: This event has been postponed until further notice. We will update this page when a new date has been scheduled. The Centre for Kurdish Progress is delighted to invite you to a talk with Mr Rezan Sarica, lawyer...

    Date:

    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Houses of Parliament

     
  • City Hall Newroz 2019

    On Friday the 8th of March, the Centre for Kurdish Progress and the Kurdish People’s Democratic Assembly of Britain held a reception in the London Living Room of City Hall to mark Newroz – traditionally celebrated by Kurds as the beginning...

    Date:

    Friday, March 08, 2019 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    The London Living Room, City Hall

     
  • Parliament Newroz 2019

      On Wednesday the 6th of March, the Centre for Kurdish Progress and the Kurdish People’s Democratic Assembly of Britain held a reception in the Attlee Suite of the British Houses of Parliament to mark Newroz – traditionally celebrated by Kurds...

    Date:

    Friday, March 08, 2019 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Houses of Parliament

     
  • Parliament Newroz 2019

      On Wednesday the 6th of March, the Centre for Kurdish Progress and the Kurdish People’s Democratic Assembly of Britain held a reception in the Attlee Suite of the British Houses of Parliament to mark Newroz – traditionally celebrated by Kurds...

    Date:

    Wednesday, March 06, 2019 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Houses of Parliament

     
  • Kurdish Groups and the Future of Syria

    19 December 2018 Houses of Parliament On Wednesday December 19 the Centre for Kurdish Progress hosted Mr Wladimir van Wilgenburg, esteemed journalist and long-time resident of Erbil to discuss Kurdish groups and the future of Syria. The event took place...

    Date:

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    Venue:

    Houses of Parliament

     
  • Growing Violence in Iranian Kurdistan: Causes and Consequences

    On Tuesday November 27 the Centre for Kurdish Progress hosted Mr Zardasht Hawrami, member of the EU and UK committee of the East Kurdistan Free and Democratic Society (KODAR); Miss Mehri Rezai of the Kurdish National Congress (KNK); and Mr...

    Date:

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 07:00 PM

     
  • A May Day Meeting with Delegation to Northern Syria

    The Centre for Kurdish Progress held a public forum with the Delegation to Northern Syria on 1 May 2018. The speakers were Labour Peer Lord Maurice Glasman, Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Labour MP for Brighton, Kemptown and Simon Dubbins, Director of International & Research at Unite...

    Date:

    Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    Venue:

    Committee Room 1, House of Commons in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Public Forum ‘Freedom of Press in the KRI and Kurdistan Independence Referendum’

    On Tuesday 12 September 2017, the Centre for Kurdish Progress held a public forum in parliament with keynote speaker Mr Shaswar Abdulwahid Qadir, owner and founder of Nalia Media Corporation (NRT), an independent media organisation in Iraqi Kurdistan. The event was...

    Date:

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Committee Room 4A, House of Lords.

     
  • Public Forum 'The Kurdistan Region: A Strategic Ally in a Tough Neighbourhood'

    The Centre for Kurdish Progress teamed up with Kurdistan24 for a forum in the House of Commons on the upcoming Kurdistan independence referendum entitled ‘The Kurdistan Region: A Strategic Ally in a Tough Neighbourhood’. The event was well attended with...

    Date:

    Monday, September 11, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    House of Commons, committee room 9

     
  • NEWROZ RECEPTION 2017 - MOST SUCCESSFUL KURDS IN BRITAIN AWARDS

         On the evening of the 15th of March, the Centre for Kurdish Progress hosted its annual Newroz (Kurdish New Year) Reception at Portcullis House Westminster at the Houses of Parliament. The event was hosted by the Shadow Home...

    Date:

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 06:30 PM

    Venue:

    Attlee Suite, in London , United Kingdom

     
  • Farhad Sangawi: Oil and Democracy in the KRI

    7 February 2017House of CommonsThis public forum was hosted by Mary Glindon, MP for North Tyneside and chaired jointly by Mary Glindon MP and Gary Kent, Director of the UK's All Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region. Our keynote...

    Date:

    Tuesday, February 07, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    House of Commons, Committee Room 9 in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Public Forum 'Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice'

    The Centre for Kurdish Progress in partnership with organisations Culture Project, One Law for All, Centre for Secular Space, Southhall Black Sisters, Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation and British Muslims for Secular Democracy organised a public forum on 7 November 2016 in the...

    Date:

    Monday, November 07, 2016 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Committee Room 12, House of Commons

     
  • Public Forum: 'Masoud Barzani; Past, Present and Future’

    This Centre for Kurdish Progress public forum hosted keynote speaker Cllr Mohammed Bakhtiar of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Chaired by Dr M. Rodwan Abouharb, Associate Professor in International Relations and Director MSc International Public Policy Program of Department...

    Date:

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 06:30 PM

    Venue:

    Diskus Room, Unite the Union in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Dinner with Speakers

    Online Reservation Required! Don't miss out to buy your ticket before the event. TROIA RESTAURANT SPECIAL MENU (£22 per person including Alcoholic or Soft Drink) STARTERS below starters to be shared by everyone, served with bread Humous Cooked chickpeas pureed...

    Date:

    Monday, April 18, 2016 at 09:00 PM · £22.00 GBP

    Venue:

    Troia Restaurant in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Rally for Halabja Remembrance

      Click here for photos of the event   The 'Rally for Halabja Remembrance' was organised by the Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation in partnership with the All-Party Group on the Kurdistan Region and the Centre for Kurdish Progress, and...

    Date:

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Roundtable with Cengiz Candar

    Click here for event photos The Centre for Kurdish progress held a roundtable titled “Syria and the Kurdish Issue in the Middle East.” Keynote speaker Journalist Cengiz Candar analysed the recent developments in the Middle East with a focus on...

    Date:

    Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM

     
  • Public Forum 'The Syrian War’s Impact on Kurdish Politics’

      Click here for event photos On 16 November, the Centre for Turkey Studies, in partnership with the Centre for Kurdish Progress organised a debate with keynote speakers Dr Cengiz Gunes, Associate Lecturer at the Open University, Mr Robert Lowe,...

    Date:

    Monday, November 16, 2015 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Committee Room 12 in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Kurdish Progress Women's Rights and Achievements Reception

        Click here for event photos   The Centre for Kurdish Progress held its first Women’s Rights and Achievements Reception on 3 November 2015 in the Jubilee Room of the House of Commons. With the attendance of many women...

    Date:

    Tuesday, November 03, 2015 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Jubilee Room in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Public Forum ‘Kurdish Question under European Union Law’

    Click here for photos This event organised by the Centre for Kurdish Progress in partnership with the Centre for Turkey Studies hosted Barrister Professor Bill Bowring of of Birkbeck College University of London and a Barrister and Mr Atilla Balikci of...

    Date:

    Monday, September 21, 2015 at 06:30 PM

    Venue:

    Unite the Union in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Public Forum with Mr Hemen Hawrami

    Public Forum ‘Kurdistan: A Brighter Future’ with Mr Hemen Hawrami, Head of Foreign Relations of Kurdistan Democratic Party   This event was chaired by head of Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Qatar and Research Fellow for the Middle East Michael Stephens....

    Date:

    Monday, July 27, 2015 at 05:30 PM

    Venue:

    Unite the Union in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Kurdish Progress Roundtable with with Mr Falah Mustafa Bakir

    ‘Kurdistan Region: Recent Developments and the Way Forward’ The Centre for Kurdish Progress organised a roundtable with Kurdistan Regional Government’s Minister for Foreign Policy and Trade, Mr Falah Mustafa Bakir. Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir was appointed as the first Head...

    Date:

    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM

     
  • Roundtable with Aaron Stein

    The Centre for Kurdish Progress held an exclusive roundtable discussion with Mr Aaron Stein, an Associate Fellow at RUSI. He is also the nonproliferation program manager at the Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies in Istanbul, where he works on...

    Date:

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 04:30 PM

    Venue:

    The Grand at Trafalgar Square in London, United Kingdom

     
  • Kobane Resistance and the future of Peace Process in Turkey

    Hosted by Fabian Hamilton Labour MP for Leeds North East, keynote speaker of this Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and the Centre for Kurdish Progress Joint Forum was Mr Ertugrul Kurkcu Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) for Mersin. Wayne David Labour...

    Date:

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    Portcullis House

     
  • From Gezi to Kobane: Recent developments in Turkey and the Media

    The Centre for Kurdish Progress and the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) in partnership with Turkish and Kurdish Community Centre (DAYMER) cordially invite you to the public forum ‘From Gezi to Kobane: Recent developments in Turkey and the Media’ with...

    Date:

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 07:00 PM

    Venue:

    DAYMER in London, United Kingdom

     
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