Past Events

Wed, 22 Feb 2017
The British Academy

Prof Graeme...

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

Thu, 26 Feb 2015
The British Academy

Ikon Director Jonathan Watkins gave an illustrated talk for BISI about his experiences as curator of the Iraqi Pavilion for the 2013

Aerial view of excavation and archaeologists
Thu, 20 Nov 2014
The British Academy

Dr Jane Moon talks about the excavations at the old Babylonian settlement at Tell Khaiber