News - 2019

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019

Keiko Kiyotaki, an Associate Research Scholar in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, has published Ottoman Land Reform in the Province of Baghdad with Brill (2019). In the book, Kiyotaki traces the Ottoman reforms of tax farming and land tenure and establishes that their effects were the key ingredients of agricultural progress.

Monday, Sep 9, 2019

Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael A.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael A

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Near Eastern Studies held its 2019 Class Day reception in Studio 34, Butler College, on June 3. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners. Following opening comments by NES Chair M.

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Near Eastern Studies concentrator Noah Hastings ’19 has been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the oldest of all national honorary scholastic societies. “Election to this chapter is based on scholastic standing and is open to candidates for the A.B. and B.S.E. degrees in their senior year.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Princeton University’s Board of Trustees has approved the promotion of Assistant Professor M’hamed Oualdi to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2019.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
NES Ph.D. student Wasim Shiliwala has been awarded a 2019 Teaching Award by the Graduate School in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

Starting in Fall 2019, the Program in Humanistic Studies will offer the first course, HUM 247/NES 247 “Near Eastern Humanities I: From Antiquity to Islam,” of a two-semester sequence. The course, which will be taught by Professor of Classics Johannes Haubold and Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies Daniel J.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History M’hamed Oualdi has been awarded a European Research Council consolidator grant for 5 years (2019–2023) for his research project about slave testimonies in North Africa during the abolition era (1810s–1920s).

Friday, Mar 22, 2019

Jim LaRegina and Jennifer Klumpp were recognized March 21 for 10 years of service to the university. LaRegina, who joined Near Eastern Studies in 2008, is the Graduate and Undergraduate Administrator in NES.

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