Archeology Department in cooperation with the French institute IFPO arranged a two-day workshop titled “Christianity following the advent of Islam” in which a number of academics and researchers participated.
At the beginning of the workshop, a number of speeches were delivered by the President of Salahaddin University-Erbil (SUE), Consul General of France in Erbil, Dean of College of Arts, General Director of archaeology in IFPO, and Director of Research in Arabic in the middle ages.
SUE President Dr Ahmed Dezaye said in his speech: “Discussing a topic like that in SUE which is a multi-cultural and, multi-religious and multi-religious university has a significant meaning, because this university belongs to all the people in Kurdistan Region, and we have proudly opened a Syriac Language Department which has seen a lot of development since.”
Dr Dezaye also commended the role of KRG government which has paid attention to religious freedom.
The workshop lasted two days in which it presented Christianity during the arrival of Islam and the future of Christianity in Kurdistan Region and Iraq.