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Call for Applications: BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in Islamic Studies

October 1, 2018

The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) and De Gruyter are delighted to announce the fourth round BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World. This international prize will be awarded annually to the best doctoral thesis or unpublished first monograph based on a doctoral thesis. English-language submissions on any aspect of the academic study of Islam and the Muslim world, past and present, including Muslim-minority societies are accepted. Applicants can be based in any country, and manuscripts will be assessed on the basis of scholarly quality and originality.

The award includes publication of the winning manuscript and a prize of £1,000, and it will be officially presented at the Annual Conference of BRAIS. The selection process will be undertaken by a seven-member prize committee comprising established academics from across the field.

The deadline for submission of entries is: 1 October, 5pm (GMT).

For further details of the competition, including information on how to submit an entry, as well as material on previous winners, please see the following link:



October 1, 2018
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