Michael Walzer , Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science, will lead a discussion on Community , the third installment in Walzer's four-volume The Jewish Political Tradition series, which seeks to connect political thought of ancient Israel and the Diaspora with the emerging...
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Christian Mauder , Member in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded the 2018 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award in the Humanities. The Middle East Studies Association recognizes Mauder's dissertation, "In the Sultan’s Salon: Learning, Religion and Rulership at the Mamluk Court of...
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC), in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Study, will award the 2018 Albert O. Hirschman Prize , its highest honor, to Sheila Jasanoff , Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the John F...
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As part of Professor Sabine Schmidtke 's Zaydi Manuscript Tradition (ZMT) project, the Leiden University Libraries have commenced digitization of their circa 150 Yemini manuscripts. Writing for the Leiden Special Collections Blog, curator Arnoud Vrolijk discusses Yemen's distinctive written heritage and the...