News - 2020

Saturday, Dec 19, 2020
Peter F. Kitlas successfully defended his doctoral dissertation at his Final Public Oral Examination held Friday morning, December 18, 2020.
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studi

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

Lecturer in Hebrew Philip Zhakevich’s new book,

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020

İ. Metin Kunt, an alumnus of the Department of Near Eastern Studies, passed away on December 3, 2020. Kunt, who specialized in Ottoman History, taught at a number of institutions, including Sabancı University, Boğaziçi University, and Cambridge University.

Monday, Dec 7, 2020

Lecturer in Hebrew Philip Zhakevich was awarded the 2020 Wil

Monday, Nov 30, 2020
Michael A. Cook, Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, has been elected to Academia Europaea as a Foreign Member.
Monday, Nov 9, 2020

Baki Tezcan, who earned his Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies in 2001, is President-elect of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association (OTSA).

Monday, Sep 28, 2020
Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Michael A. Cook has been awarded the 2020 Middle East Medievalists Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of long and distinguished contributions to the fields of Islamic and Middle East Studies and to the promotion of the profession at large.
Monday, Sep 21, 2020

NES concentrator Haeley Ahn ’21 has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. “The Phi Beta Kappa Society [was] founded in 1776 and [is] the oldest of all national honorary scholastic societies…. Election to [the Princeton] chapter is based on scholastic standing and is open to candidates for the A.B. and B.S.E.


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