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Rothschild Prize

Joseph Rothschild

The Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies is awarded annually by the Association for the Study of Nationalities for an outstanding book published in the previous calendar year on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia (including the Balkans, Central Europe, the Baltics, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Turkey, Afghanistan, and China) in which substantial attention is paid to questions of ethnicity and/or nationalism. Theoretical works on ethnicity and nationalism that are relevant to the region also will be considered. 

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Archive of Previous Winners:

2021 Rothschild Prize

Krista Goff, Nested Nationalism

2019 Rothschild Prize

Sarah Cameron, Hungry Steppe.

2017 Rothschild Prize

Max Bergholz, Violence as a Generative Force.

2015 Rothschild Prize

Madeleine Reeves, Border Work.

2013 Rothschild Prize

Sener Akturk, Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood.

2011 Rothschild Prize

Carter Vaughn Findley, Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity.