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BRISMES is hiring!


BRISMES seeks a Conference Assistant to support the delivery of the 2017 BRISMES Conference, which will be held in Edinburgh, 5 - 7 July 2017. The post-holder will have responsibilities across all areas of event organisation. This is a fixed term hourly paid appointment for 5 months, based in London. For more details and to apply, click here

BRISMES Annual Conference 2017


BRISMES Annual Conference 2017 will be held in collaboration with the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department in Edinburgh, on 5 - 7 July 2017, with the theme of 'Movement and Migration in the Middle East: People and Ideas in Flux.' Call for Papers and other information is available on the conference website

BRISMES Annual Lecture: 15 February at SOAS


Prize-winning Libyan novelist Hisham Matar will offer a literary response to the present, reflecting on the seismic shifts experienced in the Arab region. This year's Annual Lecture is held in collaboration with the London Middle East Institute at SOAS and will be followed by a drinks reception. Register here.

 Recent BRISMES Actions

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Read BRISMES' Statement on Trump's Executive Order on Immigration (January 2017) | BRISMES is now a signatory to the MESA Statement on academic freedom in Turkey (21 July 2016) | Read the text of BRISMES' message to President Al-Sisi regarding the death of Giulio Regeni (6 February 2016) | Read the text of BRISMES' message in support of colleagues in Turkey (19 January 2016). 


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