Spring 2019

Columbia Professor Awarded the Giorgio Levi Della Vida Series in Islamic Studies

Congratulations to Professor Zeynep Çelik, who was just announced as the recipient of the prestigious Giorgio Levi Della Vida Award, given to outstanding scholars whose work has significantly and lastingly advanced the study of Islamic civilization. 

"As the preeminent architectural historian and museum curator of the Middle East and North Africa, Zeynep Çelik has been selected for her extraordinary teaching and research along with her extensive publication record. The award carries with it a bronze medal and an invitation to present a formal keynote lecture as part of a conference held at UCLA CNES. The recipient of the award chooses the theme of the conference and selects the other participants. The conference proceedings are published in the Giorgio Levi Della Vida Series in Islamic Studies."