Event Review: Al Khalifa Rule in the Qatar Peninsula: History and Sovereignty, Conference June 2018

The Gulf region has witnessed many civilizations throughout its history shaping what it is today. The year 1762 marked a pivotal turning point in the modern history of Bahrain, when the Al Khalifas settled on the Qatar Peninsula and established their presence in Zubarah, which subsequently became a major trading hub in the Arabian Gulf and a center of influence and strategic importance.

This Event Review summarises the discussions and suggested action points from the event, summarizing the history of the Al Khalifa sovereignty over the Qatar Peninsular and the implications on modern history.

For more information on the publication please contact our library on library@derasat.org.bh

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