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.
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.
Princeton graduate students from all departments are welcome to apply.
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...
Jack Tannous, an associate professor of history and Hellenic studies, assumed his position as chair of the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity on July 1. In this Q&A, Tannous shares a bit about himself and his plans for the CSLA in the midst of an academic year that is shaping up to be unlike any other.
Toni Alimi, a graduate student in the Department of Religion, received funding from the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity to travel to the U.K. to attend the Oxford Patristics Conference in August 2019.
Below, Alimi shares more about his experiences abroad and how...