The BFSA publishes an annual Bulletin giving information on research, publications, field work, conferences and events in the Arabian peninsula in fields ranging from archaeology and history to natural history and the environment. It also carries feature articles and book reviews. The Bulletin is free to members, but can be purchased for £5 plus p+p (at cost). The 2017 Bulletin is available online in pdf format.
Submissions for short notices of ongoing or forthcoming research are welcome, as is information on interesting conferences, exhibitions and events relating to the study of the Arabian Peninsula.They should be short abstracts or summaries, between 300- 700 words, followed by bibliographic references to recent publications and links to relevant department or project websites. Photographs would be welcome, too, and should be at least 300 dpi; please indicate the copyright in each case. Email your contribution to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next Lecture: 15th February 2018. Dr. Shahina Ghazanfar, Honorary Research Associate, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, will talk about ‘Travel and Plant Collections of Aucher-Eloy, Oman, 1938’. The talk will take place in the MBI Al Jaber Building, SOAS, 21 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EA at 17.45.
The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the only annual international forum for the presentation of the latest research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula. The three-day conference is normally held in late July or early August at the British Museum and the proceedings are published in time for the conference the following year.
The 2018 Seminar will take place from 3 to 5 August, 2018