Monday, 13 May 2013
We are delighted to welcome back the Society’s co-President, HMA Nicholas Hopton, for a talk entitled ‘The state of Yemen’s political transition’ on Monday 13th May 2013 at 6.30 p.m. at St Matthew’s Conference Centre, St Matthew’s House, 20 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2BU. Refreshments will be served.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the venue, note that the Conference Centre is attached to St Matthew’s Church and is accessed via the main church door. Once inside, the Conference Centre is immediately to your right.
Tickets on the door: Members - £5, Non-Members - £10.
All are welcome, but since spaces are limited please let
the secretary know in advance, preferably email, if you wish to attend. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.
Yemen: Challenges for the Future
A report of this conference, held at SOAS in January,
is now available here on the
Hawks of the Hadhramaut by P.S. Allfree will shortly be published in paperback. Please
see flyer for details.
Subscriptions for 2013 will be due in January from those Members who have not signed Banker’s Orders. Cheques for £20 should be made out to ‘The British-Yemeni Society’ and posted to the Hon. Secretary at the address below.
Your Society now has a Facebook page, under the name ‘The British-Yemeni Society’, in both English and Arabic. It aims to keep the wider public informed about Society activities, provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on Yemen, and network people with common interests.
academic grant 2013
The British-Yemeni Society is a bilateral friendship society which seeks to promote good relations and to further understanding between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Yemen. As part of this mission, the B-YS intends to offer one £500 grant annually to assist with academic study related to Yemen.
SCOPE & APPLICABILITY
Applications are invited from anyone carrying out research in or on Yemen at a British or Yemeni University. Applicants’ nationality is irrelevant.
Applications may be made to assist with study in any subject or field, so long as it is concerned with Yemen, and is for a specific qualification (e.g. BA, MA, PhD etc.) Post-doctoral researchers may apply, but will only be considered should no more junior applicant approach the Committee.
Applications must follow normal academic procedures, i.e. an abstract supported by a recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor.
The decision of the Committee is final.
Applications are to reach the Secretary to the Committee by 31st May 2013. The Committee will consider the applications and make the grant at the AGM in June.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
As a condition of the grant, the successful applicant will be required to make an acknowledgement of the grant in the thesis or dissertation. The applicant will also be expected to make a presentation to the Society (to be summarised in the Society’s Journal) on the results of the research assisted by the grant.
Any questions should be addressed to the Honorary Secretary, The British-Yemeni Society, 2 Lisgar Terrace, London W14 8SJ email: 1.rebeccajohnson[at]gmail.com
Members’ contact details
We occasionally need to make last minute changes to the programme and make every effort to keep members up to date. Where members have provided an email address, this is a simple procedure; for members without email, the Hon. Secretary will advise as many as possible – and practical – via telephone.