Department of Near Eastern Studies

Cappadocia landscape of buildings

Department News

Sarah Islam Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
Oct. 25, 2022

Sarah Islam successfully defended her doctoral dissertation.

Perlman Defends PhD Dissertation
Aug. 31, 2022

On Monday, August 29, Yaara Perlman successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, “Family Relations and Politics in Early Islam.”

Palombo *2020 to Teach History of Early Islam at Chicago
Aug. 12, 2022

Cecilia Palombo, who earned her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies in 2020, has been hired to teach the History of Early Islam until 1250 in Chicago’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Palombo, whose advisor was Michael Cook, wrote her dissertation on “The Christian Clergy’s Islamic Local Government in Late Marwanid and Abbasid…

Upcoming Events

The M. Münir Ertegün Foundation Department of Near Eastern Studies Presents Dr. Varak Ketsemanian
Wed, Nov 30, 2022, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Location
Jones Hall
Speaker
Mapping Turkey, 1914-1922: An Ironic Feat of Premodern Cartography
Mon, Dec 5, 2022, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Location
202 Jones Hall
Speaker
Sex, Society, Democracy: The Modern Middle East in Global Intellectual History
Mon, Feb 20, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
Speaker
Palestinian Atlal
Mon, Mar 20, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
Speaker
In the Shade of the Sunna: Salafi Piety in the Twentieth-Century Middle East
Mon, Mar 27, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
Speaker