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Iraq Publishing Workshops

Iraq Publishing Workshops

The Baghdad workshop has been postponed and is now planned to take place between 28-30/11/2019. Accepted candidates will receive related communications via email in due time. 

We are delighted to announce that two additional workshops will be organised in Iraq.  

The workshops are designed to strengthen Iraq’s academic and intellectual infrastructure to publish in internationally recognised journals in humanities and social sciences.  

Baghdad, Al-Mustansiriya University: 28th, 29th, 30th November 2019 


Najaf, Kufa University: 5th, 6th and 7th December 2019 


All applicants must be recipients of a PhD or enrolled in a PhD programme, and have a good level of spoken and written English.  Workshops will be conducted in English only.  


Applications are available for download here: 


Participants in the first workshop are not eligible to apply again. 

Transport and accommodation expenses will be covered for those coming from outside the two cities.  

The deadline for applications for both workshops is 6 October 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. 

For further information, email the organisers at iraq@ucl.ac.uk  


Read more about how the project came to be, its aims and plans for the future in an interview with Dr Kathem.