Department of Near Eastern Studies

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Department News - 2017

NEP Certificate Candidate Shin ’18 Awarded Schwarzman Scholarship
Dec. 7, 2017

Michael Shin ’18 (WWS), a candidate for a certificate in Near Eastern Studies, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar. “The Schwarzman Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living toward a one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.” During his master’s program, Shin “plans to examine the potential for economic…

Bunzel Wins Jacobus Fellowship for the Humanities
Dec. 1, 2017

Sixth-year Ph.D. student Cole Bunzel has been awarded the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship for the Humanities. Princeton University's top honor for graduate students, the Jacobus Fellowships are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering)…

New Publication by Eve Krakowski
Dec. 1, 2017

Eve Krakowski’s new book, Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture, has been published by Princeton University Press. Described as a “brilliant and elegantly written book,” Coming of Age “offers a new way to understand how women took part in premodern Middle Eastern societies, and…

Upcoming Events - 2017

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