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Association for Asian Studies Harry J. Benda Prize

Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 825 Victors Way, Suite 310 Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Address  : jwilson@asian-studies.org

Website : http://www.asian-studies.org/publications/book-prizes.htm#benda

Application Deadline :  Aug 01

The Harry J. Benda Prize is given annually to an outstanding newer scholar from any discipline or country specialization of Southeast Asian studies for a first book in the field. There are no citizenship or residence requirements for nominees. Nominations for the prize may be made by trade book publishers, university presses, or any interested AAS member. Self-nomination is discouraged. Authors need not be AAS members. Original, scholarly, nonfiction works in English, but reference works, exhibition catalogs, translations, textbooks, essay collections, poetry, fiction, travel books, memoirs, or autobiographies are not eligible. Nominators must send one copy of each nominated work to each of the committee members.

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