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Updates and events

Postdoctoral position available at University of Kurdistan Hewler (29.05.2018)

Applications are now open for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Kurdistan-Hewlêr, Erbil, to research the politics and/or sociology of the sustainable development of cultural heritage in the region. 

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. The post starts on 1 September 2018 and is funded for three years.

Access the job description and application form at the UKH website.

Visiting Iraqi Scholarships: first awards announced (11.05.2018)

The Network has announced the first round of its Visiting Iraqi Scholarships. To read more about the successful candidates, visit the UCL History news page. The next deadline for applications to the scholarship scheme is 15th August 2018.

Nahrein Network hosts Iraqi Minister (26.01.2018)

On 24 January 2018, the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr Abdulrazzak al Issa, visited at the invitation of Professor Eleanor Robson two of the Nahrein Network's UK partners, the British Library and the National Archives. Read more about the visit on the UCL History news page.

Nahrein Network team visits Baghdad (05.01.2018)

UCL's Nahrein Network team visited Baghdad in December 2017 to develop collaborative research partnerships with Iraqi universities, domestic organisations, and government institutions. Read more about the visit on the UCL History news page.