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History Ph.D. candidate Camille Cole
History Ph.D. candidate Camille Cole recently received the Joel A. Tarr Prize for the best article, published in either a journal or edited volume, on the relationship...
Abbas Amanat
Abbas Amanat, newly appointed as the William Graham Sumner Professor of History, is a historian of the modern Middle East, early modern and modern Iran, and Shi’ism and the ...
Alan Mikhail, professor of history
Alan Mikhail, professor of history, was recently honored with the 2018 Anneliese Maier Research Award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Valued at €250,000, the...
Sayed Kashua
Yale students and members of the wider community will have the opportunity to explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a different lens Feb. 8-9, when Israeli-...
Musicians gathered in a circle, prisoners of love, a princely entourage, a Sufi dervish, gryphons and bullbuls, and a history of the world. These are just some of the diverse...
A young Iranian woman waves a white headscarf
Nahid Siamdoust, a postdoctoral associate of Iranian studies at the MacMillan Center and the author of Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran, wrote the...
When Edward E. Salisbury became Yale's Professor of Arabic and Sanskrit Languages in 1841, his was the first such position at a us university.
In 2013 the University of Leiden’s announcement of its yearlong celebration of 400 years of Arabic studies in the Netherlands caught Roberta Dougherty’s attention. As the...