The Nahrein Network




"UCL's Nahrein Network reveals new grants scheme for Iraqi-led research" - The National News Website, 27 October 2021

"Archaeology Turns Political to Benefit a Trio of Middle East Strongmen" - New Lines Magazine, 15 October 2021

"The past, present and future of the Mesopotamian marshes" - The Conflict and Environment Observatory, 24 September 2021

"In Iraq's marshlands, researchers are racing to document a disappearing dialect" - Equal TImes, 6 September 2021

"From Costa Rica to Iraq, keeping culture and history intact" - The Christian Science Monitor, 17 August 2021

"Iraq’s Maritime Heritage Finds a Haven in the Classroom" - Al Fanar Media, 13 April 2021

"Anonymous donor gives £11m to London’s UCL to fund study of ancient Mesopotamia" - The National News Website, 3 February 2021

"£11m philanthropic investment in the history and ancient languages of Iraq" - UCL Press Release, 3 February 2021

The press release is also available in Arabic and Kurdish:

"Iraqi Scholars Learn to Find Their Voice in Academic Publishing" - Al Fanar Media website, 24 October 2019

"The Nahrein Network Visiting Scholars from 2018" — AHRC website, 4 February 2019

'Education in Iraq is in crisis. UK universities can help'  - Guardian News Article, 27 September 2018

'How cultural heritage can help Iraqis heal' - 1001 Iraqi Thoughts, 6 August 2018

'Professor aims to modernize cultural storytelling in Kurdistan' — Rudaw News, 9 June 2018

'UK academics to set up international networks for tackling development challenges' - AHRC news item, 19 September 2017