Kurdish Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
ISSN 2564-7075


Derwaze is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published annually and primarily in the Kurdish language. It aims to contribute to the production of a lasting academic scholarship in the Kurdish language by providing a venue for the publication of high-quality academic work in the social sciences and humanities. It covers topics ranging from but not limited to sociology, philosophy, psychology, psychoanalysis, history, geography, religious studies, politics, anthropology, literary/cultural theory and criticism, education, linguistics, art, and archaeology. Derwaze also seeks to contribute to the normalisation of the Kurdish language as the medium of scientific and theoretical production. 

Derwaze publishes original research in the form of research articles, review articles, research notes and document presentations, critical review essays and book reviews. Each issue features the Kurdish translation of a key text in Kurdish studies and in social sciences and humanities. 

Issue 2,  April 2018

Special Issue on the scholarly legacy of Amir Hassanpour (1943-2017)

Read the preface here

Contents of the Issue


Examine the editorial boards boards of the journal

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