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.
Associate professor Michael A. Reynolds has been named a 2016–2017 fellow at the New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.
Assistant professor Jonathan Gribetz’s article, “When The Zionist Idea Came to Beirut: Judaism, Christianity, and the Palestine Liberation Organization's Translation of Zionism,” has been published in International Journal of Middle East Studies 48, no. 2 (2016).
Volume XVII of Princeton Papers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, “Constellations of the Caucasus: Empires, Peoples, and Faiths,” has been published by Markus Wiener Publishers. Under the guest editorship of Near Eastern Studies Associate Professor Michael A.
Fifth-year Ph.D. graduate student Zach Foster has published two articles. The first, “Was Jerusalem Part of Palestine? The Forgotten City of Ramla, 900–1900,” appeared online on February 6 in the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Its abstract follows:
Assistant professor Jonathan Gribetz’s first book, Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zio