Bulletin

The 2020 IASA Bulletin has been issued to IASA members electronically this year.  The 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 join IASA email membership@theiasa.com

Previous issues are available for download on the Bulletins page.

The IASA 2020 AGM 28 September

The 2020 AGM ( for members only) will will be held on Zoom starting at 17.30 (BST) on 28 September.  To register members should click on: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtdu2rqzouE9Sp83kJ5ifa5H5rVw5tPvgv

This will be followed by a lecture on Soqotra’s forgotten and endangered heritage, by Dr Julian Jansen van Rensburg co-hosted by IASA with the British-Yemen Society and the MBI al Jaber Foundation by Zoom on Monday 28 September 2020 at 18.15.  To attend the lecture please click on the following link which will then give you joining instructions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtdu2rqzouE9Sp83kJ5ifa5H5rVw5tPvgv

(Please note that Zoom will say that the event starts at 17.30. However, the period 17.30-18.00 pm is reserved for IASA members attending the IASA AGM. Non-members of IASA are kindly requested not to log into Zoom until after 6 pm.)

Seminar for Arabian Studies

Seminar for Arabian Studies: Postponed to 2021

Due to the current global COVID-19 pandemic and after much deliberation we have decided to cancel this year’s Seminar for Arabian Studies. The Seminar has been rescheduled to be held at Casa Arabe in Cordoba from the 14th to the 17th July 2021.   More information

IASA Twitter

Our new paper is just out reporting more than 350 #fossil footprints in an ancient palaeo-lake of Saudi Arabia- humans, elephants, giant buffalo and more! #FossilFriday

Paper (open access)- https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/38/eaba8940

News report- https://www.google.com/amp/s/api.nationalgeographic.com/distribution/public/amp/science/2020/09/ancient-footprints-give-detailed-peek-into-early-humans-migration-from-africa

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