Roots of tyranny in Iraq

Tuesday 13 April 2021. 7 pm UK time. To mark the  100th anniversary of the foundation of Iraq, Reeva Spector Simon will discuss how militarism, nationalism, and Nazi propaganda led to the Farhud in 1941.  Dr. Simon served as co-director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University,  Professor of History at Yeshiva University, and  is the author of Iraq between the Two World War Wars (Columbia UP) and The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa: the Impact of WWII (Routledge).