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British Institute at Ankara and British Association for Turkish Area Studies

Britain, Turkey and World War II

One-Day Conference, Monday 24 September 2018
Investcorp Auditorium, St Antony’s College, 62 Woodstock Rd, Oxford, OX2 6JF

Britain, Turkey and World War II: Alliance, Conflict and Neutrality

Convenor: William Hale

PROGRAMME (titles are provisional)

9.00 onwards Registration

9.30 Opening remarks

9.45-10.45 Professor Dilek Barlas (Koç University) ‘The Montreux Convention of 1936 and its Results’

10.45-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-12.00 Emeritus Professor William Hale (SOAS) ‘Origins and Results of the Tripartite Treaty of October 1939’

12.00-1.00 Professor Mustafa Aydın (Kadir Has University) ‘Turkey and the Second World War: an Overview’

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.00 Dr Warren Dockter (Aberystwyth University) ‘Churchill and Turkey: 1940-45’

3.00-3.45 Dr Edward Corse (University of Kent at Canterbury) ‘“To Accustom Turkish Minds to a State of Belligerency”: the Delicate Balance of British Propaganda during the Second World War’

3.45-4.15 Coffee/Tea Break

4.15-5.15 Professor Şuhnaz Yılmaz (Koç University) ‘The Turkey-Britain-US Triangle in World War II’

5.15-6.15 Professor Bülent Gökay (Keele University) ‘Turkish Neutrality in the Second World War and Relations with the Soviet Union’

6.15-6.30 Closing Remarks

6.30-7.30 Reception in the Buttery, St Antony’s College

To register for the conference, please contact the BIAA London manager, Vanessa Hyams, at biaa@britac.ac.uk, or by direct registration and payment on the BIAA website: www.http://biaa.ac.uk.
£10 conference fee, reduced to £5 for full-time students, BIAA and BATAS members. Pre-booked cafeteria lunch catering to all dietary preferences (optional – must be booked by 14 September) – £13.

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