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April 2018

Mesa Book Awards: Including Two New Awards

April 1, 2018

The MESA Board of Directors has approved the creation of two new book awards honoring the pioneering efforts of two women. The inaugural awards will be presented at the 52nd MESA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The Nikki Keddie Book Award was established to recognize an outstanding contribution on religion, revolution, and history/society. The annual award was named for Nikki Keddie to recognize her long and distinguished career as a scholar and teacher. Read More The Fatima Mernissi Book…

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April 2019

MESA 2019 Book Awards

April 1, 2019

Nominations for the Albert Hourani Book Award, the Nikki Keddie Book Award, and the Fatima Mernissi Book Award are made simultaneously. Nominations can be made by either the publisher or the author. Books must be non-fiction scholarly monographs based on original research published in English between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. The Albert Hourani Book Award recognizes a work that exemplifies scholarly excellence and clarity of presentation in the tradition of Albert Hourani. The Nikki Keddie Book Award…

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May 2020

Call for Applications: “Istanbul Research Institute Grants,” Istanbul Research Institute

May 11, 2020

Call for Applications: Istanbul Research Institute Grants | Deadline: May 11, 2020 Istanbul Research Institute offers four types of grants for researchers working on projects related to its departments of Byzantine, Ottoman, Atatürk and Republican-Era studies, and its “Istanbul and Music” Research Program. 1 Post-Doctoral Research and Writing Grant (TRY40.000): In order to support work for preparing publications from PhD theses as well as for new research. 1 Research and Write-Up Grant for PhD Candidates (TRY30.000): In order to support field/archival research necessary for the PhD thesis…

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June 2020

Call for Submissions: “Mary L. Dudziak Digital Legal History Prize,” American Society for Legal History

June 1, 2020

MARY L. DUDZIAK DIGITAL LEGAL HISTORY PRIZE CRITERIA Excellence in digital legal history. AMOUNT $250 DEADLINE June 1, 2020 The Dudziak Prize, named in honor of Mary L. Dudziak, a leading scholar of twentieth century U.S. legal history and international relations as well as a digital history pioneer, is awarded annually to an outstanding digital legal history project. These projects may take the form of either traditionally published peer reviewed scholarship or born-digital projects of equivalent depth and scope. Preference…

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Call for Submissions: “Cromwell Dissertation Prize,” American Society for Legal History

June 1, 2020

CROMWELL DISSERTATION PRIZE CRITERIA Best dissertation in American legal history completed in the past year. AMOUNT $5,000 DEADLINE June 1, 2020 The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Dissertation Prize is awarded annually to the best dissertation in any area of American legal history, including constitutional and comparative studies, although topics dealing with the colonial and early national periods will receive some preference. The author of the winning dissertation receives $5,000. Anyone who received a Ph.D. in 2019 will be eligible for…

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Call for Submissions: “Cromwell Book Prize,” American Society for Legal History

June 1, 2020

CROMWELL BOOK PRIZE CRITERIA Excellence in scholarship in the field of American legal history by an early career scholar. AMOUNT $5,000 DEADLINE June 1, 2020 The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Book Prize is awarded annually to the best book in the field of American legal history by an early career scholar. The prize is designed to recognize and promote new work in the field by graduate students, law students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty not yet tenured. The work may be in any…

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Call for Submissions: “Cromwell Article Prize,” American Society for Legal History

June 1, 2020

CROMWELL ARTICLE PRIZE CRITERIA Best article in American legal history published by an early career scholar. AMOUNT $5,000 DEADLINE June 1, 2020 The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Article Prize is awarded annually to the best article in American legal history published by an early career scholar. Articles published in the field of American legal history, broadly conceived, will be considered. There is a preference for articles in the colonial and early National periods. Articles published in the Law and History Review are…

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Call for Submissions: “Sutherland Prize,” American Society for Legal History

June 1, 2020

SUTHERLAND PRIZE CRITERIA Best article on British legal history published in the previous year. AMOUNT TBD DEADLINE June 1, 2020 The Sutherland Prize, named in honor of the late Donald W. Sutherland, a distinguished historian of the law of medieval England and a mentor of many students, is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Sutherland Prize Committee, to the person or persons who wrote the best article on the legal history of Britain and/or the British Empire published in…

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Call for Submissions: “John Phillip Reid Book Award,” American Society for Legal History

June 1, 2020

JOHN PHILLIP REID BOOK AWARD CRITERIA Best monograph by a mid-career or senior scholar, published in English in Anglo-American legal history. AMOUNT TBD DEADLINE June 1, 2020 The John Phillip Reid Book Award is awarded annually for the best monograph by a mid-career or senior scholar, published in English in any of the fields defined broadly as Anglo-American legal history. The prize is named for John Phillip Reid, the prolific legal historian and founding member of the Society, and made…

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August 2021

Call for Nominations: The Association for Middle East Children and Youth Studies’ 2021 AMECYS Early Career Article Award

August 1

Digital Islamicate Paleography and Codicology Summer School June 1-August 20, 2021 The Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland (Roshan Institute-UMD) is offering a free, stipend-supported twelve-week online summer course on digital Islamicate paleography and codicology. We are seeking graduate students interested in the intersection of Arabic-script paleography and codicology with digital … Continue reading Digital Islamicate Paleography and Codicology Summer School, The Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland, June 1-August 20, 2021

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