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BRISMES Student Section

BRISMES Student Section Co-Presidents:
saeb kasm 

Saeb Kasm

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Marral Shamshiri-Fard

The BRISMES Student Section aims to bring together students studying the Middle East in Britain in order to:

  • Strengthen the community of graduate students in the field of Middle East studies in Britain
  • Create a network providing advice and support for current and prospective graduates: raising awareness of academic resources, funding opportunities, and career opportunities both within and outside academia
  • Make BRISMES more representative and better equipped to promote Middle East studies


Call for Contributions: Middle East Research Hub (MERH)

The Middle East Research Hub (MERH)  is launching three webinar & short publication series on research topics relating to (1) Climate and water scarcity in North Africa (2) Public Health Concerns in MENA and (3) Political Legitimacy in Times of Crisis. MERH will be hosting interdisciplinary and cross-regional discussion panels between January and February 2021, inviting young experts to share perspectives from political sciences, social psychology, economy, sociology and human right advocacy. The deadine for submissiong is 20 December 2020.
More information
- 3 December 2020

Securing a post-doc position after your PhD: Demystifying the application process

Watch a recording of the most recent Student Section event here. This event brought together three academics who have successfully secured post-doctoral positions (with Leverhulme; British Academy and Cambridge JRF) and an academic mentor who has supported a successful application.
- 2 December 2020