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

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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 2019, the SSA seeks submissions for the most outstanding book published between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2019, and the most outstanding article or book chapter published between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

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:

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, 2019. All submissions should be sent to Paul M. Cobb, Chair of the Prize Committee, at the following address:  Winners will be announced at the SSA annual meeting held in conjunction with the Middle East Studies Association in November 2019. Inquiries should be directed to Paul M. Cobb.


Keywords: Syria