Middle East Centre Studentships and Prizes

Middle East Centre Studentships and Prizes

The Middle East Centre annualy awards two doctoral studentships: HADID (in Middle Eastern Studies) and PACHACHI (in Arab Studies). The value of each award is £7000.
The application process for both studentships for the coming academic year (2018-2019) is now closed. Students will be invited to apply for the 2019/2020 studentships from the start of Hilary Term 2019, when the eligibility criteria and more details on how to apply will be published here .

The decision about the current applications will be announced in Week 8 of Trinity Term 2018 and the funds will be available in the first week of October 2018.
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The Azizeh Sheibani Essay Prize in Iranian and Persian-speaking World Studies

The 2018 winners of the Prize are:

  • Undergraduate prize: Marc Czarnuszewicz (Wadham College). Essay title- The social networks of a provincial town in early Seljuq Khurasan 
  • Graduate prize: Nancy Ko (Magdalen College). Essay title- Civilizing Omission: The Alliance Israélite Universelle and Historical Amnesia During and After the Iranian Constitutional Period

The Prize will be re-advertised at the start of Hilary Term 2019.