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BRISMES Prizes


BRISMES Early Career Development (ECR) Prize


About: The aim of the BRISMES Early Career Development Prize is to support activities geared toward strengthening the academic profile and CV of an early career scholar. Two prizes of £2,000 each are available. The applicant must be a BRISMES member by the time the application is submitted.

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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BRISMES Conference Student Paper Prize


About: The aim of the BRISMES Conference Student Paper Prize is to support BRISMES student members in the development of peer-reviewed work. The prize winner will receive £300 and will be mentored through a review process at BJMES by a senior member of the BRISMES academic community. The applicant must be a BRISMES student member by the time the application is submitted.

Deadline: 2 weeks after the end of the Annual Conference in which the paper was presented

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Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize


About: The Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize was established jointly in 1986 by the Leigh Douglas Memorial Fund and BRISMES in memory of Dr Leigh Douglas who was killed in Beirut in 1986. The prize is awarded annually to the writer of the best PhD dissertation on a Middle Eastern topic in the Social Sciences or Humanities awarded by a British University in the previous calendar year. The current value of the prize is £600 for the winner and £150 for the runner up.

Deadline: 31 January each year

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The Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah Foundation / BRISMES Scholarships (2010-2019)

From 2010-2019 BRISMES offered scholarships supported by the Adbullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah Foundation. The purpose of these scholarships was to encourage more people to pursue postgraduate studies in disciplines related to the Middle East in British universities. Two scholarships of £2000 each were awarded each year. Recipients of the scholarships are listed below.

2019

kaoutar ghilani

 

Kaoutar Ghilani (Univeristy of Oxford)
Working thesis title - Discourses of Failure: Arabisation and Nation-Building in Morocco.

 

 Sneha Reddy Tumu St Andrews

Sneha Reddy (University of St Andrews)
Thesis title - 'North African and Indian soldiers in the First World War in Palestine and Syria, 1917-1923'.

 

 

List of recipients 2010-2018