Prizes and Honors

2014 Prize Competition

Call for Submissions:

Syrian Studies Association Prizes for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation 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 following that.

In 2014, the SSA seeks submissions for the awards of:

  • outstanding doctoral dissertation submitted between September 1, 2012 and July 1, 2014, and
  • outstanding article published between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014.

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

Submissions in languages other than English are welcomed.

Prize Winners

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

Submissions should be sent electronically.

The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2014.

All submissions should be sent to Thomas Pierret, Chair of the Prize Committee at Winners will be announced at the SSA annual meeting in November 2014. Inquiries can be directed to Thomas.

Chair of Prize Committee
Dr Thomas Pierret
University of Edinburgh - IMES
19 George Square
United Kingdom


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