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Membership for 2021


Important information:

  • Membership applications are processed manually and there may be a delay between submitting an application form and receiving confirmation of membership.
  • BRISMES membership subscriptions run from 1 January to 31 December each year. Subscriptions are due on 1 January each year. Members joining after this date will have their membership back-dated from 1 January and publications sent for that year.
  • The rates below are discounted by 20% for scholars in the Global South to account for the expense of making hard currency payments (please select option below).
  • The rates below are discounted by 10% for those who take out a standing order. If you would like to pay by standing order, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Mideastwire is a daily email newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing in the media of the 22 Arab countries and the Arab Diaspora. BRISMES members can purchase a subscription to Mideastwire for £30 per annum as an opt-in extra (please select option below).
  • We invite members to donate to our Solidarity Fund, which in 2021 will subsidise registration costs for the BRISMES annual conference for colleagues based in the Global South, including the MENA region, and those without access to institutional funds or suffering financial hardship. If you would like to make a donation to the fund, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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*Anyone over the current state pension age and no longer in full time employment is eligible to pay this rate.
** Upon graduation, for a period of two years, former student members may also benefit from this reduced rate.
***Anyone who has been unemployed for a period of more than THREE months may benefit from this reduced rate, until such time as they find gainful employment.


 

Institutional membership
Institutional membership is open to any organisation that is actively involved in Middle East Studies and relevant forms of public engagement and community education. It is for charities, campaigning organizations, associations, community groups and the like. This membership allows 2, 4, 6 or 8 named employees from your organisation to enjoy all the benefits of being a member of BRISMES, including reduced rates at our annual conference. Institutional membership is not available to university departments. The fee varies depending on the number of named employees, and the size and income of the organisation. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if your organisation is interested in purchasing an institutional memberhsip.

School membership (FREE)
School membership is open to any school offering GCSE, A levels or the equivalent in any Middle East language, Middle East studies, Islamic studies or related subjects. Each holder of school membership will be entitled to institutional on-line access to the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, reduced rates at the BRISMES annual conference and access to other BRISMES events. They will not be eligible for voting rights. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if your school is interested in becoming a member of BRISMES.