Promoting the research and education about the history, societies, and cultures of Iraq.

About Us


Being a member helps support our work to promote research and education about the history, society and culture of Iraq.


We offer range of grants and scholarships to assist academic work and education on Iraq in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.


We fund and organise public lectures, study days, and other public events in London, elsewhere in the UK, and Iraq.

Next Event

Our next event will be shown here soon. You can view our past events along with audio and video at our Event Archive.

Latest News

January 25, 2024

Sustainable Water Management


January 12, 2024

John David Hawkins


Recent Projects

BISI works to advance research and public education about Iraq in all of the arts, humanities and social sciences subjects, and enables exchange and collaboration between UK and Iraqi academics. Our grants and scholarships have helped the fund the following research projects.

Thank's to our supporters