Department of Near Eastern Studies

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Department News

Gribetz Named Co-editor of AJS Review
April 4, 2024

Associate professor Jonathan Gribetz has been named co-editor for a four-year term of the AJS Review.

New Publication by Michael Cook
April 3, 2024

Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael Cook has published A History of the Muslim World: From Its Origin to the Dawn of Modernity.

Abdel-Latif Receives 2024 Donald Griffin ’23 Management Award
April 3, 2024

Deena Abdel-Latif, Program Outreach and Geniza Lab Manager, was recognized at yesterday’s Staff Service Recognition Lunch as one of two Donald Griffin ’23 Management Award recipients.

Upcoming Events

The Circulation of the "Kutub al-Mutawassiṭāt" Astronomical Curriculum, 9th-13th Centuries
Mon, Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
202 Jones Hall
The War in Gaza and the Middle Eastern Studies Scholarship
Tue, Apr 23, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Room 002
Africa In North African Imagination
Mon, Apr 29, 2024, 9:00 am5:00 pm
219 Aaron Burr Hall
NES Reunions Alumni Reception
Thu, May 23, 2024, 3:30 pm5:00 pm
Jones 202