The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the promotion of Cyrus Schayegh to associate professor effective July 1.
Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael A. Cook’s new book, Ancient Religions, Modern Politics: The Islamic Case in Comparative Perspective, has been published by Princeton University Press.
Three students of Arabic—Nadirah Mansour and Maria Nelson, both seniors majoring in Near Eastern Studies, and Faez Syed, a graduate student in Religion—have been awarded fellowships for the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA) program.
Ruwa Alhayek ’14, an NES concentrator working on certificates in creative writing, gender and sexual studies, and Near Eastern Studies, spent the summer conducting research in Amman, Jordan, and her experiences are among those featured in an article, "Zoom in: 28 stories of a global summer," appearing on the Princeton University homepage.
Lecturer in Near Eastern Studies Michael Barry has been awarded the World Book Award of the Islamic Republic of Iran for his book entitled Le Cantique des Oiseaux d’‘Attâr illustré par la peinture en Islam d’Orient (Paris: Éditions Diane de Selliers, 2012). The World Book Award honors the best new works in the field of...
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The Friends of Princeton University Library purchased the Richard Undeland Collection of Mamluk coins for the library’s Numismatic Collection, the oldest numismatic collection in the United States. Assembled by Richard E. Undeland, a U.S.
Lecturer in Near Eastern Studies Michael Barry was awarded Le Prix du Cercle Montherlant for Literature on Art in the French language by the Académie des Beaux-Arts for his Cantique des Oiseaux d’‘Attâr illustré par la peinture en Islam d’Orient (Paris: Éditions Diane de Selliers, 2012).