Department of Near Eastern Studies

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Department News - 2014

New Publication by Jonathan Gribetz
Dec. 5, 2014

Assistant Professor Jonathan Marc Gribetz’s new book, Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter, has been published by Princeton University Press. “Courageous and deeply compelling, Defining Neighbors is a landmark book that fundamentally recasts our understanding of the modern Jewish-Arab…

Robert Garrett Honored with Dodge Foundation Gift
Nov. 20, 2014

The Board of the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation has made a gift of $250,000 to Near Eastern Studies in memory of Robert Garrett ’59. Garrett, who passed away on March 12, 2014, had for many years been the chairman of the Near Eastern Studies Advisory Council and had served for over 33 years as a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland…

Lob wins 2013–14 Foundation for Iranian Studies Dissertation Award
Nov. 20, 2014

Eric S. Lob (Ph.D. 2013) has won the 2013–14 Best Ph.D. Dissertation of the Year on a Topic of Iranian Studies Award of the Foundation for Iranian Studies. Lob’s dissertation, “An Institutional History of the Iranian Construction Jihad: From Inception to Institutionalization (1979-2011),” was supervised by Mirjam Künkler and is the first…

Upcoming Events - 2014

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