News - 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, Bernard Lewis celebrates his 100th birthday today.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael A.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Near Eastern Studies held its 2016 Class Day Reception in 1915 Hall. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners. Ali Cebeci and Andrew Hanna both earned Highest Honors, and Jacob Zucker earned High Honors.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

NES concentrator Jeremy Rotblat ’17 has been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship to study abroad during the 2016-17 academic year. “The award, which was given to 165 students from 820 applicants nationwide, supports undergraduate study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Over the last eighteen months, NES alumni have published an impressive number of books, at least thirteen, twelve by graduate alumni and one by an undergraduate alumnus. Of these books, eleven are monographs, and two are edited volumes.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Sandrine Kott, History, Université de Genève, and Cyrus Schayegh, NES, have received a Université de Genève-Princeton Strategic Partnership Grant for the project “Exploring Eastern Europe/Russia-Middle Eastern relations, late nineteenth to late twentieth centuries.” They will organize two workshops and attendant seminars, in early 2017 at...

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

The current issue (vol. 48, no. 2) of the International Journal of Middle East Studies, the flagship journal of the Middle East Studies Association of North America, features three articles by authors affiliated with the Department of Near Eastern Studies.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Second-year graduate student Peter Kitlas and fourth-year graduate student Lindsey Stephenson have been chosen by

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

Associate professor Cyrus Schayegh has been named one of two Cotsen Faculty Fellows for 2016–2019.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America's renowned Geniza Collection will be housed temporarily in the Princeton University Library while JTS, located in New York City, rebuilds its library.

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