Istanbul: the world's desire

Tuesday 27 January 2017, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
£5,Members/concessions £3

For the past decade, award-winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes has been researching the life and the history of one of the greatest cities on earth – Istanbul. Following the publication of her newest book, Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities, she illuminates the latest archaeological discoveries that allowed her to explore Istanbul's fascinating prehistoric roots and chart the story of a city across six millennia – a city whose influence is racing up the contemporary political agenda.

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Istanbul: the world's desire

Tuesday 27 January 2017

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