Jaffer Sheyholislami, PhD

Jaffer Sheyholislami is currently associate professor and Assistant Director of Applied Lingusitics and Discourse Studies at the School of Linguistics and Language Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. For more information, please click here.

Ergin Öpengin, PhD

Ergin Öpengin is a lecturer at the Deptartment of Linguistics at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. For more information, please click here.

Baydaa Mustafa, MA

Baydaa Mustafa is a PhD student at the General Linguistics Department at the University of Bamberg and a member of Bamberg Graduate School of Linguistics (BaGL).

Geoffrey Haig, PhD

Geoffrey Haig is professor of linguistics and chair of the Deptartment of General Linguistics at the Institute of Oriental Studies in Bamberg. For more information, please click here.

Parvin Mahmoudveysi, PhD

Parvin Mahmoudveysi completed her PhD on metric in written Gorani texts at the University of Hamburg; she is a native speaker of Hawrami, Central Kurdish, and Persian.

Michael Chyet, PhD

Michael Chyet is a catologuer of Middle Eastern language materials at the Library of Congress, and the author of the most comprehensive existing Kurmanji/English dictionary. In his spare time he offers Skype-based courses in both Sorani and Kurmanji Kurdish.


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