Leon Carl Brown, Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs, Emeritus, and Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, passed away on April 8, 2020, at the age of 91, just two weeks before his 92nd birthday.
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In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency situation, the Third Annual Princeton Undergraduate Near Eastern Studies Conference will not be held as scheduled on May 7-8, 2020. Instead, the conference has been postponed to fall 2020. Another update about the status of the conference will be issued at nes....
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Senior thesis funding: https://undergraduateresearch.princeton.edu/funding/thesis-funding.
Deborah Schlein, who earned her Ph.D. from Near Eastern Studies in 2019, has been hired as the Near Eastern Studies Librarian in the Princeton University Library. She will start work on July 13, 2020. She is currently Assistant Curator/Faculty Fellow in the Provost’s Postdoctoral Librarian Fellowship Program at New York University.
The Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University is pleased to announce the Third Annual Princeton Undergraduate Near Eastern Studies Conference, to be held May 7-8, 2020, in Princeton, New Jersey.
Khedouri A Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East and Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History Marin
Associate Professor M’hamed Oualdi’s new book, A Slave Between Empires: A Transimperial History of North Africa has been published by Columbia University Press.
NES concentrator Yousef Elzalabany ’20 has been named a recipient of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards.