News - 2018

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Eve Krakowski, assistant professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies, received an Honorabl

Monday, Sep 17, 2018

Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies Max Weiss and poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail’s translation of Mikhail’s The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq has been named to the 2018 National Book Awards longlist in the category of Translated Literature.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018

Near Eastern Studies held its 2018 Class Day Reception in 1915 Hall on June 4. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bernard Lewis, Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, passed away Saturday, May 19, in Voorhees Township, NJ, at the age of 101. Lewis, who came to Princeton in 1974 with a joint appointment as Cleveland E.

Monday, May 7, 2018

The 1st Princeton Undergraduate Near Eastern Studies Conference will be held on May 9, 2018. This student-driven conference will allow students the opportunity to practice communicating their research, to share their work, and to connect with students from other universities and backgrounds.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

Robert H. Niehaus '77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion Muhammad Qasim Zaman’s new book, Islam in Pakistan: A History, has been published by Princeton University Press. “Islam in Pakistan is the first comprehensive book to explore Islam's evolution in this region over the past century and a half, from the British...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Third-year PhD student Kate Pukhovaia has been selected for The Council on Library and Info

Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Katie Tyler, Class of 2018, has been selected to receive a Henry R. Labouisse ‘26 Prize Fellowship. “The fellowship was established in 1984 in honor of Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 by his daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Martin Peretz, and his grandchildren.

Monday, Jan 22, 2018

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies Eve Krakowski and


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