Conflict and Co-existence: Kurdish Autonomy in Iraq

Nadhim Zahawi MP was born in 1967 to Kurdish parents in Iraq. During Saddam Hussein’s rise to power and his persecution of the Kurdish people, his parents fled to the UK for safety. Nadhim was educated at University College London where he received a BSc in Chemical Engineering.

In 2000, Nadhim co-founded YouGov, a world leader in political and business information gathering and analysis. As Chief Executive (until running for parliament in 2010), he floated the company on the London Stock Exchange in 2005 , and was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young in 2008. Since becoming an MP he has been elected onto the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee and has sat on the Energy Bill Committee. Nadhim is the co-author of Masters of Nothing: The Crash and How it will Happen Again Unless we Understand Human Nature.

This is an Asian Dinner Club event: tickets include a three-course meal and wine. Please arrive at 7pm.

12 March 2014

Where: National Liberal Club
Whitehall Place

Tickets: £50

Tickets are available to Asian Dinner Club members and their guests. Please contact the RSAA office to make payment.

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Report back on the Society Tour to Jordan

Where: 7.00 pm start at Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 - between Euston Station and Euston Square tube.

Tickets: Members and their guests only

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