Scholars at the University of Duhok in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq have spent the past decade exploring peace and conflict studies, and have established the field’s only degree-granting... More > program in Iraq. In 2012-2013, students and professors from the University of Duhok and New York University met to design and conduct peace research in the KRI. Finding Peace in Iraq is one result of their work.
These collaborative studies offer valuable knowledge related to peacebuilding in different dimensions: economics; resource management; minority and gender inclusion; education and religion. This research represents an important step in reframing relationships between a generation of Americans and Iraqis who have known nothing but isolation and separation from each other.< Less