Friday, September 13, 2013 @ 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Gertrude Bell and Iraq – A Life and Legacy Conference – Gertrude Bell & Archaeology
By Ali Khadr
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).
Friday, September 13, 2013
@ 11:00 am-5:00 pm
10 Carlton House Terrace
, British Academy
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