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Master Thesis Award for Middle Eastern Studies

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The Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies has published a call for submission for its MA thesis award. Application deadline: 15 September 2023

The call is open for students who are based at a Nordic university (in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland or Denmark) and have submitted their MA thesis between 16 August 2022 and 15 August 2023. The thesis must be written in English, Norwegian, Swedish or Danish.

The topic needs to be related to the Middle East region (including North Africa, Iran, Turkey and the Arabian Peninsula) and/or some aspect of Islam.

The thesis must be nominated by the supervisor, and will be read by a three-member committee.

Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2023. 

The winner of the award will be announced in February 2024. The winner will receive a certificate and a token of achievement.

The application should be sent to secretary [at] nsmes [dot] org (secretary[at]nsmes[dot]org)

For more information, visit the Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies' website.