The Middle East Section (MES) is pleased to announce this year’s winners for our Book Award, Student Paper Prize, and Photography Prize!
MES Book Award
Winner: Nomi Stone, Pinelandia: An Anthropology and Field Poetics of War and Empire (University of California Press, 2022)
MES Student Paper Prize
Winner: Hazal Aydın, “Open Body, Theatrical Intimacy and Sexual Harassment: Understanding Gendered Embodiments Through Turkey’s Theatre Industry.”
Honorable mention: Tony J. Chamoun, “Violent Histories in a Diasporic Register: Between Bodily Durabilities, Sacrificial Others, and Racialized Strangers”
MES Photography Prize
Winner: Çağla Ay
Honorable Mentions: Peter Habib, Rita Reis
Congratulations to our winners! Please join us for our business meeting (Friday, November 17, from 8 to 9.30 pm) at the American Anthropological Association conference in Toronto this year, where we will also celebrate the prize winners.