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2019-2020

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.

Zeinstra's dissertation project is entitled "Bush War: Environmental Reckonings of Zimbabwe's Liberation War."

The President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind, presented him with the award for his book.

The Van Courtlandt Elliott Prize recognizes a first article of outstanding quality in the field of medieval studies.

Stanley Stein, the Walter Samuel Carpenter III Professor in Spanish Civilization and Culture, Emeritus, and professor of history, emeritus, died Dec. 19, 2019.

For his next book, Kevin Kruse will reconsider the civil rights era through the life and legacy of Princeton alumnus John Doar, an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division from 1960 to 1967.

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