Thursday, October 28, 2010

Upcoming Kurdistani related event in Southern California



London ( 28 October 2010): Three special events, independent of each other, are held in Southern California which deserve attendance and appreciation.

The Kurdish American Education Society has organized a conference on Kurdish language at University of California, Los Angeles. According to, over 20 scholars from around the world will inform the public about the importance of keeping the Kurdish language alive in the garden of world languages. The conference covers topics such as Dialectology, Lexicography, Sociolinguistics, Literature and language, Music and language, Educational linguistics, Kurdish grammar and phonology, Kurdish orthography and language standardization, Kurdish as a heritage language, Historical linguistics, Language policy and planning, Language and identity, and Linguistic and cultural rights will be covered. Location: UCLA, James West Alumni Center on November 5th, 2010. Contact:

A Night of Kurdish and Persian Music Concert with featuring the great living master of Tanbur in Iran, Ali-Akbar Moradi, accompanied by Pejman Hadadi and Kourosh Moradi at Irvine Council Chamber Hall, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA, Tel. 949-293-4881 email:

Volunteers consisting of members of the Kurdish National Congress of North America and a delegation of American citizens have initiated a peace mission for Anatolia. Detail information can be found at: Other volunteers are welcome to join them by sending their name, affiliation, and email to: