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Alumnus Dargin named Ordjanian Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies at Columbia
Oct. 16, 2023

Cevat Dargin has been named the Nikit and Eleanora Ordjanian Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies at Columbia University.

New Publication by M. Şükrü Hanioğlu
Oct. 4, 2023

Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs M. Şükrü Hanioğlu has published Atatürk: Entelektüel Biyografi with Bağlam.

Duygu Coşkuntuna Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
July 28, 2023

Duygu Coşkuntuna successfully defends doctoral dissertation.

Murat Bozluolcay Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
June 13, 2023

Murat Bozluolcay successfully defends doctoral dissertation.

Seven Graduate Students Earn Fellowships
June 9, 2023

Seven NES graduate students have been awarded fellowships for the 2023–24 academic year.

Koujah Named Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow
May 30, 2023

Fifth-year Ph.D. student Rami Koujah has been named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow.

Near Eastern Studies Celebrates Class Day 2023
May 29, 2023

Near Eastern Studies held its 2023 Class Day reception in Jones 102 on May 29, 2023.

Jamie Pelling Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
May 18, 2023

The Final Public Oral Examination of Jamie Pelling was held on Wednesday, May 17. Pelling’s dissertation, “Feeling Like a State: Anxiety and Optimism in the Late Ottoman Empire,” was advised by Michael Reynolds (NES) and Julia Elyachar (Anthropology and PIIRS). Examiners included M. Şükrü Hanioǧlu (NES) and Evren Savcı (Yale University).

In Memoriam: Cornell Fleischer (1950–2023)
April 26, 2023

Cornell Fleischer, an alumnus of the Department of Near Eastern Studies, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Chicago.

Sheffield Promoted to Associate Professor
March 30, 2023

Princeton’s Board of Trustees have approved the promotion of Assistant Professor Daniel Sheffield to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2023. Sheffield, who joined the department in 2016, specializes in the religious, intellectual, and social history of the medieval and early modern Persian-speaking world.