Prizes and Honors

2016 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 each year awards prizes for the best writing on Bilad al-Sham until 1918 and on Syria in the period following.

Details of the next call for prize submissions will be announced on this page in early 2017.

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

2015 2014
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, 2016.

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 2016. Inquiries can be directed to Charles Wilkins as well.

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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