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University of Cambridge to confer the degree of Doctor of Letters upon Professor David Armitage

University of Cambridge to confer the degree of Doctor of Letters upon Professor David Armitage

November 19, 2014

The University of Cambridge will confer the degree of Doctor of Letters (LittD) upon David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History at Harvard University. The LittD degree is a higher doctorate conferred on the basis of "proof of distinction by some original contribution to the advancement of science or of learning."

Please join us in congratulating David Armitage and celebrating this highest achievement of excellence.

2014 Joan Kelly Memorial Prize for Prof. Afsaneh Najmabadi

2014 Joan Kelly Memorial Prize for Prof. Afsaneh Najmabadi

October 23, 2014

Afsaneh Najmabadi is the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University.

Her latest book, Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran (Duke University Press, 2013) was a finalist for Lambda Literary Award in 2014 and received the 2014 Joan Kelly Memorial Prize from American Historical Association.

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