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Thanks to all who attended the Annual Lecture yesterday!

Jack Straw 2The Rt Hon Jack Straw, MP, spoke on "The Future of British Foreign Policy in the Middle East" and Professor Ian Netton won the BRISMES Award for Services to Middle Eastern Studies. We were thrilled by the fantastic turnout!

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New BRISMES e-calendar!

Want to stay up to date with the latest Middle Eastern Studies events in your area? Visit the BRISMES e-calendar! This is a new online portal for Middle East related events, from films and art exhibitions to workshops and academic conferences. It's free and open to all. Start browsing and uploading your own events now!


Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the Middle East. Simply complete the membership application form and send it to the Administrative Office.

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Our new database is now online! Sign up and search for academics and other experts in your field of interest here.

40th Anniversary publication

Last year saw the 40th Anniversary of the Society. To read our 40th Anniversary publication, please click here.