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Cohen Wins Multiple Book Prizes For Her Recent Monograph

Posted by on Monday, September 21, 2015 in News.

Julia Phillips Cohen’s Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014) has been awarded multiple prizes including the 2015 Jordan Schnitzer Award in Modern Jewish History, the 2015 Barbara Jelavich Prize of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, the 2014 National Jewish Book Award for Writing Based on Archival Material, and honorable mention for the 2014 Salo W. Baron Book Prize, the 2014 the National Jewish Book Award for Sephardic Culture, and the 2015 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize.  In August 2015, Cohen was awarded a Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Award for Research for the publication of both Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era and her co- edited book Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700-1950 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014), which won the 2014 National Jewish Book Award in the category of “Sephardic Culture.”


 

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