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AIPS Book Prize 2012-13

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies is soliciting books (single authored monographs, no edited volumes) published during the last three years, or nearly published books (galleys must be available)nfor the annual AIPS book prize.

The award recipient will receive a monetary prize from AIPS ($1,000). In addition, AIPS will recommend the manuscript for publication in Pakistan with an appropriate press. Publishing in Pakistan is strongly encouraged but not a condition of the award. A publication subvention may be provided, as necessary. This award is funded by unrestricted funds and is not supported by United States federal grant funds.

A prize committee will determine the awardee and can choose to designate no winner in any given year if worthy submissions are lacking. Applicants in all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for 2012-13 Book Prize is August 1, 2012

See awardees here.

Send 4 copies of each submitted book to:

AIPS Book Prize Committee
University of Wisconsin
203 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Evaluation Criteria:

1) Depth and accuracy of the research
2) Potential to attract new students and scholars to Pakistan Studies
3) Potential to integrate Pakistan studies more fully into vibrant disciplinary and interdisciplinary discussions
4) Innovativeness of approach
5) Clarity and elegance of writing