Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, Bernard Lewis celebrates his 100th birthday today.
News - 2016
Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael A.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Second-year graduate student Peter Kitlas and fourth-year graduate student Lindsey Stephenson have been chosen by
Associate professor Cyrus Schayegh has been named one of two Cotsen Faculty Fellows for 2016–2019.
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.