On behalf of the Association for the Study of Nationalities and the Harriman Institute, we are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies.
The Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies, sponsored by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, is awarded annually by the ASN for an outstanding book published in the previous calendar year on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia in which substantial attention is paid to questions of ethnicity and/or nationalism.
The deadline for receipt of all nominations is December 16, 2022. (We will accept books with a 2022 publication date that are published after December 16, as long as they are received no later than January 16, 2023. Please contact the chair of the prize committee at [email protected] prior to the December 16, 2022 deadline if you plan to submit a book after December 16.)
The name of the winner will be announced as part of the 27th Annual ASN World Convention, to be held on May 18-20, 2023.
Rules of Eligibility
Rules of eligibility for the Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies are as follows:
· The copyright date inside the book must list 2022 as the date of publication.
· Authors may be of any nationality as long as the work is published in English.
· Works may deal with any area of Russia, Eastern Europe, or Eurasia (including the Balkans, Central Europe, the Baltics, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Turkey, Afghanistan, and China). Theoretical works on ethnicity and nationalism that are relevant to the region will also be considered.
· The competition is open to works of scholarship in any field, so long as substantial attention is paid to the study of nationalism and/or ethnicity, broadly defined.
· Edited volumes, textbooks, bibliographies, and reference works are ineligible.
· Books by currently serving judges of the Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies, or by immediate family members of this group, are not eligible.
2023 Joseph Rothschild Book Prize Committee
The winner of the 2023 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies will be chosen by the following scholars:
Dmitry Gorenburg, Harvard University; Committee Chair(mailing address):Dmitry Gorenburg
178 Richardson Dr
Needham, MA 02492
Florian Bieber, University of Graz(mailing address):Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Bieber
Professor of Southeast European History and Politics
Center for Southeast European Studies
University of Graz
Krista Goff, University of Miami
Department of History
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248107
Coral Gables, FL 33124-4662
Address for courier services and express mail:
University of Miami
Ashe Building 619
1252 Memorial Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
John Paul Newman, Maynooth University
John Paul Newman
Send one copy of each eligible monograph to each Committee member (see addresses above) AND to the ASN office at:
Rothschild Book Prize Nomination
c/o Jennie Schulze
Book Review Editor, Nationalities Papers
Department of Political Science
Duquesne University, College Hall 503
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh PA, 15282
Nominations must be received no later than December 16, 2022. (We will accept books with a 2022 publication date that are published after December 16, as long as they are received no later than January 16, 2023.)
Submissions should be clearly marked “Rothschild Book Prize Nomination.” If you would like to receive an acknowledgment that your nomination was received, please enclose with the copy mailed to the ASN office a note with your e-mail address or a self-addressed stamped envelope or a postcard.