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July 28, 2020

Ben Batarseh recently completed and defended his M.A. Thesis, Transjordanian State-Building and the Palestinian Problem: How Tribal Values and Symbols Became the Bedrock of Jordanian Nationalism.…

July 15, 2020

Nathan Young recently completed and defended his Dissertation, Modernity’s Other: Nostalgia for Village Life in Turkey (see below for summary).

During his time in the NELC PhD Program,…

July 14, 2020

During this peculiar summer of 2020, Ehsan Estiri finished and defended his Dissertation, Talking Back to America: Discursive Processes in Iranian Angelino Public Events (see below for summary).…

July 7, 2020

Essays on Iranian Modern Fiction by Dr. Mehrak Kamali has recently been published in Persian. The book is a body of writings about contemporary Persian novels and short stories. The essays look at…