Thursday, September 12, 2013 @ 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Gertrude Bell and Iraq – A Life and Legacy Conference – Gertrude Bell & the Ottoman Empire
By Ali Khadr
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
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
Thursday, September 12, 2013
@ 10:00 am-5:00 pm
10 Carlton House Terrace
, British Academy
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