Saturday 19 November 2016, 10.30-17.00 BP Lecture Theatre £28, Members/concessions £25
This study day, presented in collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, will showcase the latest research and finds in the eastern Mediterranean. It will include discussions on how these objects have led to new interpretations of the links between ancient cultures. Full programme online in September.
Saturday 2 July 2016, 10.30-16.30 BP Lecture Theatre £28, Members/concessions £26 (Members of BFSA and the MBI Al Jaber may book the £26 concession)
July 2016 marks the centenary of the Arab Revolt made famous to British audiences through the involvement of T E Lawrence – Lawrence of Arabia. In this study day a panel of experts will explore the many perspectives on the reasons and course of the Revolt. Chaired by Professor Eugene Rogan, University of Oxford, contributors include author of Setting the Desert on Fire, James Barr, KCL, Mehmet Tutuncu, Director of SOTA (Foundation for Research on the Turkish and Arabic World), and Ali Allawi, author of Faisal I. In association with the British Foundation for the Study of Arabia and the MBI Al Jaber Foundation.