The British Empire and the Turkish Republic in the 1920s and 30s
Churchill College, Cambridge, 31 March – 1 April 2017
The workshop covers relations between Britain and its expanding empire with the newly established Turkish Republic in the first decades of its existence.
Themes and Research Questions:
The Turkish War of Independence, the CĚ§anak Crisis and occupation of Istanbul; The negotiation and impact of the Treaty of Lausanne; The end of the Caliphate in Turkey and the British Empire; Turkey in British Middle Eastern Policy; Secularism, the women’s movement, and Ataturk’s Reforms; The Mosul Dispute; Kurdish nationalism in Turkey and Iraq.
Professor Richard Toye (Exeter University)
Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith
Dr. Daniel-Joseph MacArthur-Seal (BIAA)
Dr. Warren Dockter (Aberwystwyth University)
Call for papers: