Grad Student Stories

At any given moment the graduate students in the Princeton Near Eastern Studies Department are pursuing research abroad. Their language training and dissertation research does not only happen in Princeton, but around the entire globe. This page highlights their activities and experiences. Below you will find links to short descriptions and stories of their travels accompanied by beautiful photographs. We invite you to explore the recent activities of our graduate students from around the globe. Enjoy!

Ahmed Almaazmi, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2018

Thomas Benfey, Berlin, Germany, 2017–18

Cecilia Palombo, Leiden, Holland, 2017

Deborah Schlein, New Delhi, India, 2016

Sarah Islam, Amman, Jordan, 2015–2016