Past Events

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The British Academy...
Letters from Baghdad, a documentary film about the life of Gertrude Bell
Wed, 14 Jun 2017
The British Academy...
Dr. Caecilia Pieri on Rethinking Baghdad's Built Identity and Strategies (1915-2015)
Wed, 22 Feb 2017
The British Academy
Prof Graeme Barker FBA on 'Neanderthals and Modern Humans in the Zagros Mountains: New Investigations at Shanidar Cave'
Wed, 16 Nov 2016
The British Academy

The archaeologist Professor Wathiq Ismail al-Salihi explores the site of Hatra: an Arab Kingdom in Roman Times

Wed, 15 Jun 2016
The British Academy

Ethnomusicologist Rolf Killius examines the traditional music of Iraq from the Rifi singers to the masters of the oud

Wed, 24 Feb 2016
The British Academy

The Ur Project - digitising Sir Leonard Woolley's excavations (1922-1934) at the ancient city of Ur

Wed, 16 Dec 2015
The British Academy

Dr Géraldine Chatelard on the Marshlands and the archaeological sites of Eridu, Ur and Uruk

Wed, 18 Nov 2015
The British Academy

Professor Helen Berry explores the paradoxes and contradictions of Gertrude Bell’s life from the perspective of women’s history

Thu, 11 Jun 2015
The British Academy

Professor Emilie Savage-Smith looks at the surgeons and physicians of medieval Iraq