Modern Middle East Studies (MMES) Photography Contest 2020

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The Middle East Center is now accepting entries for the Modern Middle East Studies (MMES) Photography Contest 2020.

The goal of this contest is to connect students to the culture and history of the Middle East in a modern context. Students may submit a portfolio of up to five photos, with a short paragraph explaining what they are and why they were submitted. The winning photo(s) will be featured on the Middle East Center's website, as well as used in promotional materials for the MMES major and minor, with credit given to the winning photographer.

Deadline is Monday, January 27, 2020, at 11:59 PM.
Submissions should be sent to with the subject of “MMES Photography Contest Submission.”

Photographs must be original.
This contest is open to Penn graduate and undergraduate students only

The winning entry will receive a $500 prize.