Dr. Pat Walsh teaches at Assumption Grammar School in Ballynahinch, Ireland and received a BSc (Hons.) from the University of London and a PhD from Queen’s University, Belfast. He has written a number of books on the period of the Great War including ‘Britain’s Great War On Turkey, 1914 – 24, An Irish perspective’ (2009), ‘The Armenian Insurrection and the Great War’ (2015), and ‘The Rise and fall of Imperial Ireland – Redmondism in the context of Britain’s Conquest of South Africa and its Great War on Germany, 1899-1916’ (2003).
Dr. Gokhan Çetinsaya received his doctorate from the University of Manchester where he won the Malcolm H. Kerr Social Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Award and is currently a professor at the City University of Istanbul. Previously he worked at University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (2001), Free University of Berlin (2004) and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2007-2008) . He is an expert on the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey (19th and 20th centuries), Middle Eastern History and Politics (19th and 20th centuries) and Turkish Foreign Policy.
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