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Podcast: Start-Up Nation for the Humanities

(November 11, 2016)

Pax Britannica? The troubled legacy of Sykes-Picot

History Professor Wm. Roger Louis of the University of Texas at Austin, a world-renowned expert in British imperial history, discusses the repercussions of two WWI British foreign policy decisions - the Sykes-Picot agreement and the Balfour Declaration - that are still felt across the Middle East to this day. Prof. Louis participated in an international symposium at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute upon the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot agreement.

Sources: Tel Aviv Review Podcast