Romano Makes Presentation at Washington, D.C. Event


Publication Date: 9/20/2007

Dr. David Romano, assistant professor of international studies at Rhodes, presented “Islamic Movements in Iraqi Kurdistan” September 17 at an event hosted by The Jamestown Foundation in Washington, D.C. His presentation was based on fieldwork and personal interviews conducted in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. His paper on Kurdish Islamist movements was released at the same time, under Jamestown’s “Occasional Papers” series.

Romano is author of The Kurdish Nationalist Movement (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He recently presented “Is Turkey Still Secular? Explaining the Latest Elections” at the University of Arkansas.

Romano’s research interests include nationalism, social movements, theories of peace and conflict, politicized Islam, Middle-East and Mediterranean politics, forced migration (refugees, internally displaced persons), and globalization and development issues.