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About BRISMES


Founded in 1973, BRISMES provides a forum for educators and researchers in Middle East Studies. Membership is open to all regardless of nationality or country of residence. We work to promote interest in Middle East Studies and to raise awareness of the region and how it is connected to other parts of the world, including the UK. Middle East Studies is a diverse field, which encompasses all the humanities and social sciences and reaches from the present back to classical antiquity. ...Read more

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  • BRISMES calls for the immediate release of Dr Ahmed Tohamy and Mr Patrick George Zaki

The BRISMES Committee on Academic Freedom has written a letter to the Egyptian President regarding the arrest and detention of Dr Ahmed Tohamy and the continued detention of Mr Patrick George Zaki. The letter calls on the Egyptian President to order the immediate release of Dr Tohamy and Mr Zaki.
- 2 December 2020

  • Submissions open for 2021 Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize

We are now accepting entries for the 2021 Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize for PhD theses defended successfully in 2020. For more details on the eligibility criteria and how to apply, please click here.
-24 November 2020

  • Watch the 2020 BRISMES Annual Lecture

We are very pleased to share a recording of the 2020 BRISMES Annual Lecture which took place online on 21 October 2020. Dr Ziba Mir-Hosseini gave a fascinating lecture entitled 'Recovering Gender Equality in Islam: Conversations with Reformist Thinkers'. The lecture is available to watch here.
- 12 November 2020

  • BRISMES calls for the immediate release of Professor Imad Barghouthi

The BRISMES Committee on Academic Freedom has written a letter to the Israeli government calling for the immediate release of Prof. Barghouthi, who is currently under administrative detention.
- 22 October 2020

  • Contacting BRISMES

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University of Warwick
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