Membership 2021



Join BISI and become a part of our work promoting research and education about the history, society, and culture of Iraq. Membership starts annually in January and we encourage you to join early in the year in order to receive the full membership benefits.


As a member you have the option to subscribe to two peer-reviewed journals:

Additional membership benefits include: 


Gift Aid and Donations 


If you are a UK tax-payer you can make your membership worth more at no extra cost by ticking the Gift Aid Boxes. Read more about gift aid.  You can also include a donation with your membership payment which will go towards our plans to assist in the protection and understanding of Iraq's cultural heritage.


BISI Membership can make for a great present


To purchase BISI membership as a gift for somebody else just put the recipient's details in the comments section when you pay online, entering their full name, postal address, and email address. Or contact the Executive Officer for assistance.


Student Membership


Full-time students can join BISI for as little as £10. Please send a scan or photocopy of your student card confirming your length of study to the Administrator. To pay online, please select the membership type you would like from the options below:




With your support, BISI can continue the vital work of protecting and rehabilitating Iraq’s history and heritage, in order to help rebuild its future. We can work towards a public understanding and celebration of Iraq, both within the country and internationally, which goes beyond the newspaper headlines to reach the thousands of real, human stories Iraq holds.


Any donation, no matter how small, makes a huge difference to the work we are able to do.



Gift Aid declaration for past, present & future subscriptions and donations.

Please treat as Gift Aid donations all qualifying subscriptions and gifts of money made

I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that I donate to will reclaim on my gifts for that tax year. I understand that other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. I understand the charity will reclaim 28p of tax on every £1 that I gave up to 5 April 2008 and will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I give on or after 6 April 2008.