Friday, September 13, 2013 (All day)
The British Academy

Session II, Day II of the Gertrude Bell and Iraq - A Life and Legacy Conference
Gertrude Bell & Archaeology

Chair: Dr Paul Collins

Dr Mark Jackson — A critical examination of Gertrude Bell’s contribution to archaeological research in central Asia Minor
Dr Rosalind Wade Haddon — What Gertrude Bell did for Islamic Archaeology
Dr Lisa Cooper — ‘Better than any ruined site in the world’: Gertrude Bell and the ancient city of Assur
Organised by the BISI with the British Academy, in association with the Gertude Bell Archive at Newcastle University.
Media Partner: BBC History Magazine
Followed by a special presentation on the Gertrude Bell Archive at Newcastle University
Lynn Ritchie  — A hundred dreams of Fancy’s garnered store’ — Tales of the Gertrude Bell Archive”?  (A quotation from Poems from the Divan of Hafiz).