New trustee election results

New trustee election results

We announce that Ms Narguess Farzad (SOAS) and Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (Cardiff University) were the winning candidates of the postal ballot of BIPS members, and were duly elected to BIPS’ Council on 29 November 2017. We welcome Ms Farzad and Prof...
Ruth Stronach 1937-2017

Ruth Stronach 1937-2017

It is with great regret that BIPS announces the death of Ruth Stronach on 15th September 2017 in Berkeley, California. Ruth married David Stronach, then Director of BIPS, in 1966, and visitors to the Institute buildings in Tehran will have warm memories of her...
Obituary: Michael Harverson [1937-2017]

Obituary: Michael Harverson [1937-2017]

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Michael Harverson.   Professor David Morgan, Honorary Vice President of BIPS, writes: Michael Harverson, a member of BIPS for many years, died on 2 March 2017. He was born in 1937, and spent his official career...
Membership Renewals for 2017

Membership Renewals for 2017

We are now collecting membership subscriptions for 2017 and hope you would like to become a member or renew your existing subscription. Membership is open to all and we welcome new members.  Our members support the Institute’s work and to contribute to our efforts to...
Annual Report & Accounts 2015-16 Published

Annual Report & Accounts 2015-16 Published

The British Institute of Persian Studies is pleased to publish its Annual Report & Accounts 2015-16.   This will be formally adopted at the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 30 November 2016.   The Report summarizes BIPS’s work over the last...
Professor Carole Hillenbrand OBE FBA

Professor Carole Hillenbrand OBE FBA

The British Institute of Persian Studies is pleased to congratulate Professor Carole Hillenbrand (Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews) on her recently being awarded the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding by the British Academy.  The award was...