February 21, 2017
The American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) announces the L. Carl Brown AIMS Book Prize in North African Studies for 2017
Established in 2013, the L. Carl Brown AIMS Book Prize is awarded annually to the outstanding book in the area of North African studies. The winning work reflects the innovative intellectual achievements in North African studies exemplified by Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, L. Carl Brown. The prize carries an honorarium of $500.00. No cash prize offered for honorable mention. The winner will be asked to give a brief presentation at the annual AIMS business meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA).
To be eligible for consideration, submissions will be books in any chronological period and any field of the humanities or social sciences published in the English language. Books will demonstrate originality of research, new theoretical insights, and advance knowledge about North Africa. The committee reserves the right not to award the prize, if no book is found deserving.
Books published in 2014, 2015, or 2016 are eligible for consideration for the 2017 award (copyright date must be 2014, 2015, or 2016).
At the time of submission, the author(s) of the submitted work must be current members of AIMS. (Current AIMS members can be found here: http://aimsnorthafrica.org/tes
Three copies of the book must be sent to the American Institute for Maghrib Studies office at the University of Arizona:
AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR MAGHRIB STUDIES
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
University of Arizona
845 N. Park Ave., Rm 470
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
Each submission must be accompanied by an information sheet from the publisher with the following information:
Author name, book title, publisher name, year of publication, ISBN #
Contact name, phone, email
To be considered for the prize, entries must be postmarked by or on March 31, 2017. Late entries cannot be considered.