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Grant of the Week: Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize

Zoë Jackson | Apr 18, 2019

Every week, Perspectives Daily showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring the Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize. 

The Society for Romanian Studies invites nominations for the Fifth Biennial SRS Book Prize awarded for the best scholarly book published in English in the humanities or social sciences, on any subject relating to Romania or Moldova and their diasporas. To be eligible, books must have been published between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018 as indicated by the copyright date. Books may be in any academic field, with a predominant focus on Romanian or Moldovan subject matter (including subjects relating to the activities of non-Romanian ethnic groups on Romanian or Moldovan territory). Edited books, translations, reprints or new editions of works published before 2017, and non-scholarly books are not eligible.

The prize carries with it an award of $800. Either authors or publishers of books may make submissions. Submissions should be sent to the SRS prize committee by 1 June 2019.

Three copies of each submitted book should be sent by mail, one copy directly to each committee member at the addresses below. Questions or inquiries can be sent to the committee chair, Irina Livezeanu, via email at The award will be announced in October 2019.

SRS Book Prize Committee Members:
Irina Livezeanu (Chair) 
Department of History
University of Pittsburgh
3532 WWPH 
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Radu Cinpoes 
Head of Department of Politics
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
London KT1 2EE

Monica Heintz
Maison de l'Archéologie et de l'Ethnologie (LESC) 
21 allée de l'Université 
92000 Nanterre 

For details of the Prize and past winners please see:…/17/awards-prizes/

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