The Impact of Researching the History of World War I in the Middle East and the Persianate World
|Dates:||11 December 2015|
|Times:||15:00 - 16:15|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Dr Oliver Bast (Convenor), Maj Dr Paul Knight (British Army), Dr Juliette Desplat (National Archives), Dr Natasha Bolger (FCO), Ambassador Frances Guy (Chatham House)|
A panel of 'Practioners' joining us from a variety of UK Government bodies will discuss the impact that academic research on the history of World War I in the Middle East has on the present-day work of their institutions in view of the lasting legacy of the events that took place in the region during the First World War I.
This panel discussion is part of the opening session of 'Expectations and Realities: How the First World War arrived in the Middle East and the Persianate World', a two-day international scholarly conference taking place on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 December 2015 at the University of Manchester and being organised by Dr Oliver Bast (School of Arts, Languages, and Cultures, History Department) with the support and on behalf of the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) and the British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS), and with additional support from BRISMES.
Dr Oliver Bast (Convenor)
Maj Dr Paul Knight (British Army)
Dr Juliette Desplat (National Archives)
Ambassador Frances Guy (Chatham House)
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