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News - 2013
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).
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...