13 December, 2019
Dr. Dennis Halft received the Alexander Böhlig Award for his pioneering research on Christian-Muslim interaction in the Persianate World. The € 7,500 award is granted bi-annually by the Gertrud and Alexander Böhlig Foundation for the study and research on the culture and languages of Eastern Christianity. Dr. Halft was honored with the award at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin on December 13, 2019, by former Senior Buber Fellow Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christoph Markschies, president-elect of the Academy.