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BIAA Lecture - The Mesopotamia Campaign from both sides of the trenches, 1914 - 1917

Events • Lecture

The Ottomans and the Anglo–Indian Army both approached Mesopotamia as hostile terrain. This lecture explores the common experiences of all soldiers who fought on the Mesopotamian front, a campaign which marked the end of Ottoman rule and the beginning of Britain’s moment in the Middle East.

Speaker:

Eugene Rogan, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History at the University of Oxford, and Director of the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College. He is author of The Arabs: A History (2009) and The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East (2015).

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