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...
Recruiting new Programme Directors

Recruiting new Programme Directors

The British Institute of Persian Studies has three broad research programmes, each managed by a Programme Director. It is usual for the Programme Director to be given a stipend of £3,000 per year for his/her own specific project.  In addition s/he is responsible for...
Nominations for Governing Council 2017-18

Nominations for Governing Council 2017-18

FULL MEMBERS and FELLOWS of the British Institute of Persian Studies are invited to nominate candidates to stand for election to its Governing Council.  if  you have yet to pay your subscription for 2017, you can do so online. Ideally, nominees should have a...
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...