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Book Prize from The American Institute for Indian Studies to Win $ 2،500 2020

Book Prize from The American Institute for Indian Studies to Win $ 2،500 2020

American Institute of Indian Studies

American Institute of Indian Studies

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30 Sep 2020
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 The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) awards two prizes for the best unpublished book manuscript on an Indian subject; The Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities, and The Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Junior scholars who have received the Ph.D. within the last eight years are eligible. 
  • Must be the first book by the author. 
  • Unrevised dissertations are not accepted. 
  • There is no designated press for publication.
  • Applicants need not have held any AIIS fellowship nor studied in an AIIS language program.
  • Manuscripts published before the annual submission deadline are not eligible. 
  • Manuscripts under review or under contract with a press are eligible. 

Selection Criteria:

A prize committee will determine the yearly winners, though the committee may choose not to award prizes for any year in which worthy submissions are lacking. The prize will include a subvention of $2,500 for the press publishing the manuscript.

Funding:

$2500 Subvention for the press publishing the manuscript. 

About the American Institute of Indian Studies: 

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) was formed in 1961 to further the knowledge of India in the United States by supporting American scholarship on India. The programs of AIIS promote and advance mutual understanding between the citizens of the U.S. and of India. 

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