The 2018 BFSA Bulletin is now available to download free: click hereThe annual Bulletin gives 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.

To order a hard copy (£5 + p&p at cost) email contact@thebfsa.org

The BFSA Lecture Series

21st February 2019 Carl Philips ‘The Periplus, South Arabia and the Far-side Ports’ MBI Al Jaber Building, SOAS, Russell Square, London W1, 5.45 to 7pm.

11th April 2019 BFSA Trustee Robert Bewley,  “Endangered Cultural Heritage of Yemen” MBI Al Jaber Building, SOAS, Russell Square, London W1, 5.45 to 7pm.

Details of past lectures can be found on the Lecture page and in our Bulletin.

Seminar for Arabian Studies

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 2019 Seminar will take place at the University of Leiden from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 July.  More details will be issued in December.

BFSA Twitter

South-east Arabian desert #geodiversity : well developed desert rock varnish on top of ophiolite rocks in the Hajar mountains. These varnishes act as a natural armouring, protecting some areas from weathering, in contrast to the surrounding lighter exposed area- @SamWoor

IT'S HERE. This story has everything, twitter: space archaeology, spies from the 1920s, ancient structures on the same scale as the Nazca Lines, eruptions, climate change and hidden patterns. I *loved* working on this for @atlasobscura - give it a read! https://t.co/yFb91USNXw

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