News & Events

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Latest News

From Princeton to Evin Prison & Back Again

Thursday, March 12, 2020
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Chancellor Green Rotunda

Seniors Emma Coley and Ben Press have been named co-winners of the 2020 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.

The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue by Marina Rustow
A Slave Between Empires: A Transimperial History of North Africa by M'hamed Oualdi
Einstein in Bohemia by Michael D. Gordin

Marina Rustow has centered her research on a unique cache of ancient documents, known as the Cairo Geniza, which offer insight into the everyday lives of Jews in medieval Egypt and beyond.

In Einstein in Bohemia, Michael D. Gordin promotes a more complex understanding of Einstein’s time in Prague.