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Peter R. Brown Prize
Feb. 9, 2024

Applications are now Open. 

We would like to invite applications for this year’s Peter R. Brown Prize.
 
The Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity sponsors the annual Peter R. Brown Prize for the best graduate student essay on any…

Peter R. Brown Prize 2023
Oct. 26, 2023

Emily Chesley, a graduate student in the Department of History, won the prize for her paper "Gendered Responses to Military Violence in Late Antique Mesopotamia: A View from Syriac Sermons". The prize is given annually to the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity.

Peter R. Brown Prize 2022
Sept. 27, 2022

Yitz Landes, a graduate student in the Department of Religion, won the prize for his paper "The Rise of the Jewish Patriarchate and the Dissemination of Rabbinic Literature". The prize is given annually to the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity.

The Implications of Time: Time and Temporalities in Medieval Artistic and Musical Culture
Feb. 7, 2022

The notion of time has emerged in both medieval art history and musicology as a key category for understanding works of art in their historical and cultural contexts. This graduate workshop investigates the notion of time as a fundamental dimension in the various artistic expressions of the Middle Ages. It offers doctoral candidates in a…

Peter R. Brown Prize 2021
Sept. 10, 2021

Walter Beers, a graduate student in the Department of History, won the prize for his paper "A Miaphysite Subalternity? John of Ephesus, the Jafnids, and the Villages of the Ḥawrān". The prize is given annually to the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity.

Peter R. Brown Prize
March 22, 2021

The CSLA welcomes submissions for the Peter R. Brown Prize, which is awarded annually to the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity. The prize consists of a cash award of $1000.

Eligibility
Princeton graduate students from all departments are welcome to apply.

Middle Ages for Educators website brings Princeton scholarship to an international audience
Jan. 13, 2021

Princeton’s Program in Medieval Studies and the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity have launched a new website, Middle Ages for Educators, aimed at high school and college students and educators worldwide and,…

Peter R. Brown Prize 2020
Jan. 8, 2021

The 2020 prize has been awarded to two students, Joe Glynias (History) and Omri Matarasso (History). Glynias wrote on “Byzantine Monasticism on the Black Mountain west of Antioch in the 10th-11th centuries”, and Matarasso wrote on “Making Sense of a Mediterranean Controversy in Byzantine North Africa: The Collectio Sichardiana and…