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Jews of Iraq Conference

July 28, 2020

Jews of Iraq Conference

This major international conference took place between 16 and 18 September 2019. Organised by The British Institute for the Study of Iraq in collaboration with the Center for Middle Eastern…

The Trustees of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of Dr Lamia Al Gailani-Werr last Friday 18 January 2019 in Amman, Jordan.

April 5, 2019

Dr Lamia Al Gailani Werr

The Trustees of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of Dr Lamia Al Gailani-Werr last Friday 18 January 2019…

Geoffrey Turner 1941-2018

December 12, 2018

Geoffrey Turner 1941-2018

Obituary: Geoffrey Turner, one of the foremost authorities on the architecture of the Neo-Assyrian empire, passed away in Brussels on 7 October 2018 after a long illness.

Nimrud, NW Palace. Courtesy of the Oxford Archaeology Image Database
Nimrud, NW Palace. Courtesy of the Oxford Archaeology Image Database

September 28, 2017

The Nimrud Digitisation Project

British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) can announce the start of an important initiative to digitise and release online documents relating to the excavation of Nimrud.

January 6, 2017

Basrah Museum

Basrah: its history, culture and heritage workshop and conference to celebrate the opening of Basrah Museum

December 12, 2016

Nimrud

Now that the Iraqi army has regained control of the ancient Assyrian capital city of Nimrud, the scale of the destruction by ISIS has become clear.