November 4, 2015 Weekly World News
The Brown Daily Herald published an article about the new Palestinian Studies Fellowship, featuring comments from Beshara Doumani, director of MES and Joukowsky Family Distinguished Professor of Modern Middle East History.
“The Department of Middle East Studies has introduced a new postdoctoral fellowship in Palestinian Studies as part of the new initiative “New Directions in Palestinian Studies.” The initiative seeks to “take stock of the scholarship produced on the Palestinians over the past generation,” said Beshara Doumani, director of Middle East Studies.
Doumani stressed that the department was spurred to introduce the fellowship by a desire to further scholarship on Palestine, rather than by current events in the region such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
Read the full article here.