Qatar National Library

Syria Under the French Mandate (1918-1946) Exhibition

Syria Under the French Mandate, a Library exhibition in partnership with the Museum of Islamic Art, focuses on Syria from 1918 – 1946, a time when France fulfilled the role of a controlling power in the area.

The Exhibition consists of two sections. The first section presents the political events in the area between 1918 – 1925, and the treaties and subsequent developments that followed. The second section is dedicated to exploring the French influence on the legacy of Syrian heritage, including the role of the national museum, the French Institute of Archaeology and other institutions.


Date: 23 November 2018 - 30 April 2019

Time: During the Library’s opening hours

Venue: Temporary Exhibition Area (on the bridge)

Target Audience: Public

The exhibition is open to the public; no registration required.

Event time

23.11.2018 08:00 AM
30.04.2019 08:00 PM

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Event location

Temporary Exhibition Area (on the bridge)
Qatar National Library, Education City