Cecilia Palombo

2018 Graduate Assistant

Cecilia Palombo
  • MPhil: University of Oxford
  • BA: University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Cecilia Palombo is a graduate student in the Near Eastern Studies Department. Her research focuses on questions of social relations and state formation in the Early Islamic period. Her PhD project deals with the role of Church institutions in the administration of Egypt and Syria during the first five centuries of Islamic rule, and she has a background in Classics, late antique history, and archival sciences. She has been exposed to DH thanks to exciting projects in Middle Eastern studies that deal with the creation of open-access repositories of sources from the pre-modern period, morphological tagging, and text reuse detection.

Recent Posts

Public Digital Humanities Grant Awards

We are happy to announce the recipients of the CDH's first Public Digital Humanities Seed Grants. These grants will support innovative projects in the Digital Humanities that bring together Princeton researchers with public …

CDH Dataset Curation Grant Awards

As we look forward to the beginning of the Year of Data (AY 2018-2019), we are happy to announce the six successful recipients of CDH's inaugural Dataset Curation Grants. The recipients and their teams will join the CDH comm…

Get to know our upcoming speakers!

Risam and Morrison on post-colonial theory, feminist media studies, and digital humanities The CDH is very excited to announce two guest lecturers in early March. On March 5, Roopika Risam (Salem State) will talk about Reco…