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BIPS Research, Research Assistant and Travel Grants – Deadline 6 October 2023

The British Institute of Persian Studies invites applications for Travel Grants, and for Research and Research Assistant Grants. Funding is available to cover costs associated with developing or executing research projects in any field related to the wider Persianate...

Results of the elections for the BIPS Governing Council

In November 2022, BIPS held elections to fill five vacancies on its Governing Council. There were six candidates and voting took place online.   The five elected members to the Governing Council are: Dr Richard McClary - University of York Professor Andrew Newman...

BIPS launches its new Student Newsletter

Following the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of its foundation, BIPS is launching a new undertaking tailored towards its student members. Commencing in March, we will be starting a regular Student Newsletter, moderated by Professor Andrew Newman (BIPS' Outreach...


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