ANNC: Reminder: Syrian Studies Association seeking submissions for book/article prizes (deadline July 15)

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Call for Submissions: Syrian Studies Association Prizes for Outstanding Book and Article on Syria

Deadline: July 15, 2017

In order to promote and highlight excellence in research, the Syrian Studies Association awards annual 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. Information about the Syrian Studies Association is available at the following website: http://www.ou.edu/ssa/index.html

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, at taylor@umass.edu. Winners will be announced at the MESA annual meeting in November 2017.