News - 2011

Friday, Nov 4, 2011

The new edition of Heinz Halm’s The Arabs: A Short History (Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, 2012) includes an appendix of 150 pages of primary sources selected, edited, and in some cases translated by NES graduate students Luke Yarbrough and...

Friday, Nov 4, 2011

Michael A. Cook, Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy this past summer. Cook’s research has focused on the history of the Islamic world, the formation and development of traditional Islamic thought and its implications in the modern world, and Islamic history in...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011
H. Akın Ünver, the 2010–11 Ertegün Lecturer in Near Eastern Studies, was awarded the 2010 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award in the Social Sciences at the MESA Annual Meeting in San Diego last November. The award is named after the late Malcolm H. Kerr ’53, a prominent political scientist and President of the American University in Beirut, and...

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