Can the Revolution in Kurdish Syria succeed?

02 Feb 2015

We can but hope, argue sociologist Dr Jeff Miley and Gates Scholar Johanna Riha, who here summarise some of their observations following a recent field visit to Rojava in northern Syria, and give a brief overview of the political and social ideologies underpinning the Kurdish revolution.

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Why the Middle East is fertile ground for business

16 May 2014

Peter Hiscocks is CEO of Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education and teaches innovation management and entrepreneurship, and says prospects for entrepreneurs look bright in a changing Middle Eastern landscape.

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Post-Saddam Iraq: The first ten years

17 Oct 2013

It is almost ten years since Saddam Hussein was captured by US forces at a farmhouse outside Tikrit, following the swift collapse of his Ba’athist regime. This week, a conference will bring together leading Iraqi public figures with experts from the University and beyond to explore today’s Iraq and the challenges it faces a decade on.

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