Congratulations to Dilyara Agisheva and Nicholas Mangialardi on receiving the Spring 2017 Dissertation Research Travel Grant from Georgetown University's Graduate School.

Dilyara and Nicholas have been awarded the Dissertation Research Travel Grant in support of their dissertations.

Dilyara's dissertation titled: "Russians in Crimea: The Operation of Islamic courts under Russian rule in the first decade after the annexation of Crimea in 1783".

Nicholas' dissertation titled: "Modern Melodies: Abdel Halim Hafez and Egyptian National Culture". For his research, Nicholas will be spending the summer in Egypt.