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Modern Middle East Studies as a Distinct Intellectual Field

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Speaker(s): Professor Roger Owen
Chair: Professor Charles Tripp

Recorded on 21 October 2013 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Roger Owen will offer a personal history of the emergence of modern Middle Eastern Studies as a distinct multi-disciplinary field within the Area Studies family, focusing mainly on the creation of University Centres in London, Oxford, Harvard, etc. by a set of academic entrepreneurs beginning with Sir Hamilton Gibb.

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