Call for Submissions: Syrian Studies Association Prizes for Outstanding PhD Dissertation on Syria

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Call for Submissions: Syrian Studies Association Prizes for Outstanding PhD Dissertation on Syria

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. This prize alternates between recognizing books, articles, and dissertations.

In 2020, the SSA seeks submissions for the most outstanding PhD dissertation published between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2020.

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.

Submissions should be sent electronically. Dissertations must be completed and deposited.

The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020. All submissions should be sent to Paul M. Cobb, Chair of the Prize Committee, at the following address: pmcobb@upenn.edu  Winners will be announced at the SSA annual meeting held in conjunction with the Middle East Studies Association in November 2020 and online. Inquiries should be directed to Paul M. Cobb.