Information for future donors

We would like to secure a budget that will enable us to do the following:

  • Inviting 6-8 guest lecturers (scholars, diplomats, politicians) per year from the United Kingdom (£5,000 per annum)
  • Inviting 2-3 lecturers (scholars, diplomats, politicians) from abroad (£5,000 per annum)
  • Hold Annual Lecture in Middle East Studies (£4,000 per annum). Past lecturers were Lord Trimble, Lord Williams and Dr Emile Chabal.
  • Hosting The Ambassador Forum to which we will invite 2-3 ambassadors each year to present their countries’ views (£5,000 per annum)
  • Hold book celebrations to cherish books published by MESG members (£2,000 per annum)
  • Enabling MESG members to attend pertinent conferences in the UK and abroad (£10,000 per annum)
  • Supporting Members’ research activities (interviews, questionnaires, computing needs, publications) (£20,000 per annum)
  • 4 MA Scholarships in Middle East Studies (£20,000 each), bringing students from different parts of the world to work together, i.e. from Israel and Palestine
  • 1 Doctoral Scholarship (£20,000 per annum for 3 years = £60,000)
  • 1-2 Post-Doc for one or two years (£30,000 each)
  • 1-2 Visiting Scholars (£15,000 each per annum)
  • Administrator (50%)
  • Web master (50%).


Please write your check to: MESG, University of Hull

Please send it to:

Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Director, MESG

School of Law and Politics, The University of Hull

Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX

United Kingdom

Inquiries : T: +0044 (0)1482 465024

F: +0044 (0)1482 466208


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