Prizes and Honors

2015 Prize Competition

Call for Submissions:

Syrian Studies Association Prizes for Outstanding Book and Article 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.

In 2015, the SSA seeks submissions for the awards of:

  • the most outstanding book published between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2015, and
  • the most outstanding article or book chapter published between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.

In order to be considered for the prize, candidates must join the association. Information about the Syrian Studies Association is available on the Membership Page

Prize Winners

2013 2012
2011 2010
2009 2008
2007 2006
2005 2004
2003 2002
2001 2000
1999 1998

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, 2015.

All submissions should be sent to Charles Wilkins, Chair of the Prize Committee, at the following address: Winners will be announced at the SSA annual meeting in November 2015. Inquiries can be directed to Charles.

Chair of Prize Committee

Professor Charles L. Wilkins
Department of History
Wake Forest University
P. O. Box 7806
Winston-Salem, NC 27109


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