- What’s On
ASTENE CONFERENCE 2019, July 12–15
Letters from Baghdad, Directed by Zeva Oelbaum
David Barchard will introduce the documentary, and there will be time for discussion afterwards.
For both those with an abiding interest in and awareness of the epic period during which the life of this remarkable woman unfolded, as well as those who would like a glimpse of and introduction to such, this is a superb documentary; not only historically compelling, but a piece of artistry. Even were the portrayal of the life and accomplishments of Bell not so fascinating, the period archival moving picture footage around and upon which the narrative is based, is alone worth viewing.
David Barchard is the guest speaker 11am on Saturday 13 July: For and Against: British Observers and Ottoman Turkey in the nineteenth century.
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