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Gendered lived experiences of marriage and family following exposure to chemical warfare agents: content analysis of qualitative interviews with survivors in Halabja, Kurdistan-Iraq

Faraidoun Moradi1, Fazil Moradi2, Mia Söderberg1, Anna-Carin Olin1, Mona Lärstad1,3 This study entitled, Gendered lived experiences of marriage and family following exposure to chemical warfare agents:

Publication of Book

A 2020 Writing Fellow's book published by Oxford University Press, India.

JIAS FELLOW WINS THE 2020 GOETHE MEDAL

JIAS wishes to congratulate Zukiswa Wanner, the 2018 JIAS Writing Fellow, on winning the 2020 Goethe Medal.

Information, Understanding, Transformation: The Challenges of the 4IR

Presented by: Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos As it happened with previous revolutions, the promises of the 4IR are exhilarating and universal in scope. If the lessons of history are taken seriously,

‘The Absent Community’ symposium at JIAS

‘The absent community’symposium was recently held at Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS). The Symposium brought together a small group of scholars from the disciplines of Philosophy, Political

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