European Studies Book Award

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The submission period for the 2018 European Studies Book Award closed October 15. 

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The European Studies Book Award honors the work of talented scholars who have written their first book on any subject in European Studies published within a two-year period.

A multi-disciplinary Book Award Committee appointed by the Council’s Executive Committee will choose the winner. A formal presentation of the award will be conducted at the following International Conference of Europeanists. The winning author will receive $1,000 as well as travel assistance to attend the conference and award ceremony. The winner will also be recognized in CES publications and on our website.

*The European Studies Book Award is awarded in even years, alternating with the Eurpean Studies First Article Prize



For the 2018 European Studies Book Award competition, each nominated title must meet the following criteria:
  • Be the first book written by the nominee in the field of European Studies;
  • Be published between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2017
  • Not be a reprint or re-edition of a previously published book
  • Be the work of one author only
  • The author must be a member of the Council for European Studies or must hold a full-time faculty appointment at an institution that is a member. 
Nominations may be submitted by the publisher, author or an admiring colleague, and must be accompanied by eight (8) copies of the nominated title separately mailed to the Council for European Studies and the seven members of its Book Award Committee.



Applications and Nominations open July 15, and are due (postmarked by) October 15. (Nominees will be notified of the committee’s decision in mid-March, 2018.) 


Submit Copies To 

Rima Wilkes
Department of Sociology
University of British Columbia
6303 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC

Morten Høi Jensen
343 Gold Street
Apartment 1211
Brooklyn, NY

Suzanne Forsberg 
865 West End Avenue
Apartment 8C
New York, NY, 10025

Floris Vermeulen
Department of Political Science
University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
P.O. Box 15578, 1001 NB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Maria Kousis
Department of Sociology
University of Crete, Gallos Campus
Rethimno, 74100

Virag Molnar
Department of Sociology
Room 1012, The New School
6 East 16th Street
New York, NY, 10003

James Schryver 
University of Minnesota, Morris
Humanities 104
600 E 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267
An eighth submission should be sent to the main office: 

Council for European Studies
420 West 118th Street, MC 3307, New York, NY 10027, USA

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