Gertrude Bell and Iraq – A Life and Legacy Conference

Royal Society and the British Academy, London
(11-13 September 2013)


The life and legacy of Gertrude Bell in Iraq will be examined in this major international conference, organised by British Institute for Studies in Iraq with the British Academy, and in association with the Gertrude Bell Archive at Newcastle University. The sessions will cover a range of topics, such as Bell’s experience as a woman in the man’s world of British Intelligence. Other subjects explored will be her views of the Ottoman Empire, her role in the making of the Iraqi state and monarchy and her interest in Iraq’s ancient past.
In order to participate for this free conference please visit the British Academy website. It is very simple and easy to join and register Link