Department of Near Eastern Studies

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Department News - 2012

New Publication for Muhammad Qasim Zaman
Nov. 30, 2012

Robert H. Niehaus '77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion Muhammad Qasim Zaman’s new book, Modern Islamic Thought in a Radical Age: Religious Authority and Internal Criticism, has been published by Cambridge University Press. A wide ranging study, “this book examines some of the most important issues facing the Muslim world…

Near Eastern Studies hosts two Fulbright Visiting Fellows
Nov. 26, 2012

This year Near Eastern Studies is hosting two Fulbright Visiting Fellows, Farda Asadov and Zafar Najmiddinov.

Dr. Asadov is the Vice-Rector for International Affairs at Khazar University in Baku, Azerbaijan, and directs Arab Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of…

Costello ’12 wins TSA Redhouse Prize
Nov. 21, 2012

Katherine Costello '12, a Near Eastern Studies concentrator,  was awarded The James W. Redhouse Student Prizes for Best Progress in the Turkish Language. The Redhouse Prize recognizes the student who has made the best progress in Turkish in the academic year in each of four regions of the United States and Canada as determined…

Upcoming Events - 2012

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