Near Eastern Studies held its 2018 Class Day Reception in 1915 Hall on June 4. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners.
Bernard Lewis, Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, passed away Saturday, May 19, in Voorhees Township, NJ, at the age of 101. Lewis, who came to Princeton in 1974 with a joint appointment as Cleveland E.
Michael A. Cook, Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, was named an Honorary Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge University, in a ceremony held on April 27, 2018. King’s College Honorary Fellowships recognize those of high distinction in their chosen fields, and there are no more than 25 fellows at any one time.
The 1st Princeton Undergraduate Near Eastern Studies Conference will be held on May 9, 2018. This student-driven conference will allow students the opportunity to practice communicating their research, to share their work, and to connect with students from other universities and backgrounds.
Robert H. Niehaus '77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion Muhammad Qasim Zaman’s new book, Islam in Pakistan: A History, has been published by Princeton University Press. “Islam in Pakistan is the first comprehensive book to explore Islam's evolution in this region over the past century and a half, from the British...
Third-year PhD student Kate Pukhovaia has been selected for The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources to support original source research for her doctoral dissertation, “State-building in Early Modern Zaydi Yemen (15th – early 17th century).” Among the selection...
Katie Tyler, Class of 2018, has been selected to receive a Henry R. Labouisse ‘26 Prize Fellowship. “The fellowship was established in 1984 in honor of Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 by his daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Martin Peretz, and his grandchildren.
Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies Eve Krakowski and Jessica Marglin (Ph.D. 2013) won 2017 National Jewish Book Awards.
Fourth-year Ph.D. student Peter Kitlas was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, which will allow him to continue his dissertation research in Morocco and Turkey until December 2018.
Michael Shin ’18 (WWS), a candidate for a certificate in Near Eastern Studies, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar.