British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
Bristol, 11 July 2005
DEADLINE: Extended till 30th April 2005
BRISMES is the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies. It was established in 1973 to encourage and promote the study of the Middle East in the United Kingdom. It brings together teachers, researchers, students, diplomats, journalists and others who deal professionally with the Middle East. Membership is open to all the above, regardless of nationality—indeed regardless of where in the world you are based.
Postgraduate members of the society are currently working to establish a graduate section to represent your interests.
Papers on all topics within Middle Eastern studies (politics, literature, history, linguistics, anthropology...).
Papers on the role of Middle Eastern studies in academia, public debate and policy making.
Papers on the methodologies of Middle Eastern studies.
A forum for the presentation of current graduate research.
A forum for graduate students to meet and network.
The election of a committee to maintain the graduate section.
Finding out the needs, wants (and dreams) of graduate Middle Eastern studies students in the UK.
Please send abstracts of two hundred (200) words by April 30, 2005 to
Jago Salmon, Humboldt University in Berlin
(e-mail address provided below)
Benjamin White, St Anthony’s College, Oxford.
Research Project: Micropolitics of Armed Groups
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Unter den Linden 6
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