Conference

Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
The British Academy

Session I, Day I of the Gertrude Bell and Iraq - A Life and Legacy Conference 
Gertrude Bell & the Ottoman Empire 


Introduction by Dr Saad Eskander, Director of the Iraq National Library and Archive 
Papers:
Mrs Çiğdem Aydın — An Extraordinary Lady in Turkey: Gertrude Bell
Professor Peter Sluglett — Gertrude Bell’s views of the Ottoman Empire (read by Professor Ali A. Allawi) 

Organised by The British Institute for the Study of Iraq with the British Academy, in association with the Gertrude Bell Archive at Newcastle University.
Media partner: BBC History Magazine

Audio: