About the prize
Syrian Studies Association Prizes for Outstanding Book and Article on Syria
In order to promote and highlight excellence in research, the Syrian Studies Association each year awards prizes for the best writing on Bilad al-Sham until 1918 and on Syria in the period following.
In 2017, the SSA seeks submissions for the most outstanding book published between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2017, and the most outstanding article or book chapter published between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.
In order to be considered for the prize, candidates must join the association.
Submissions in languages other than English are welcomed.
Articles should be sent electronically. Books can be sent either electronically or in hard copy.
The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2017. All submissions should be sent to Malissa Taylor, Chair of the Prize Committee. Winners will be announced at the SSA annual meeting in November 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Malissa Taylor.
Chair of Prize Committee
Assistant Professor Malissa Taylor
Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Judiac and Near Eastern Studies
Herter Hall 744
161 Presidents Drive
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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