Robin Palmer ’15 was awarded The James W. Redhouse Student Prizes for Best Progress in the Turkish Language.
Patricia Crone, a visiting lecturer with the rank of professor in Near Eastern Studies and Mellon Professor of Islamic Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
NES Postdoctoral Research Associate Kevan Harris has won the 2013 American Sociological Association Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section Outstanding Article Award for his 2012 Mobilization article, "The Brokered Exuberance of the Middle Class: An Ethnographic Analysis of Iran’s 2009 Green Movement."
Online Cataloging for the New Series of Islamic Manuscripts at Princeton
NES held its 2013 Class Day Reception on June 3 in 1915 Hall. At the reception, the Department and Program presented this year’s prize winners and announced departmental honors.
Three members of the Near Eastern Studies family have been awarded Fulbright grants to study or teach abroad for the 2013–14 academic year.
The Eliot Kalmbach ’09 Memorial Award, established in 2009 in memory of Eliot Kalmbach ’09 “for undergraduate travel and research to Turkey or other Turkic lands,” is being shared this year by Bowen Peard ’14 and Stephen Wood Jr. ’14, both history majors with special research interest in Turkey. Whitney Kalmbach Moore ’05 again generously...
Postdoctoral Research Associate Kevan Harris’s dissertation, “The Martyrs Welfare State: Politics of Social Policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” was awarded an honorable mention in the Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award competition of the Comparative-Historical Section of the American Sociological Association.
Call for papers for a workshop of the Princeton/Oxford collaborative project,
Traditional authority and transnational religious networks in contemporary Shi‘i Islam: Results from recent empirical research
To be held at...