Our Governance

How BRISMES is Governed

BRISMES is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered with Companies House and the Charity Commission for England and Wales. It is run by a Council whose members are Trustees of the charity and Directors of the company. The Council is made up of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Council Members elected or co-opted from among the membership for a period of three years. If you are interested in standing for Council and would like to know more, please email office@brismes.org. 

The charitable aims of BRISMES are to encourage and promote interest and study of the Middle Eastern cultural region from the end of classical antiquity to the present day in particular but not exclusively through the dissemination of information and by the encouragement of co-operation amongst persons concerned with the scholarly study of the region.