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Call for papers: BRISMES Annual Conference 2015

The next BRISMES Annual Conference will be hosted by LSE Middle East Centre, 24 - 26 June 2015. The organisers call for papers on the theme of 'liberation'. We will include panels on as wide as possible a range of disciplines, including: politics, religious studies (Islam, and also other religions), history, law, economics, sociology, anthropology, literature, linguistics, geography, translation studies, and language teaching. View the conference website and submit paper/panel proposals here.

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!

Search our e-store for new and forthcoming books

Through the Amazon affiliate scheme, we now list the most recent publications in Middle Eastern Studies in an e-store.  Books are listed by genre and we're constantly adding new titles, so it's easy to search for what's just been published in your area of interest. Start browsing now by clicking here, or looking under 'Resources'.


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.

databaselogosDatabase of Expertise

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.