SSA Call for Submissions: Outstanding Dissertation Prize

Andrea L Stanton


Syrian Studies Association Prize for Outstanding Dissertation on Syria: Call for Submissions


In order to promote and highlight excellence in research on Bilad al-Sham, the Syrian Studies Association awards annual prizes for the best writing on Syria.


In 2012, the SSA seeks submissions for the most outstanding doctoral dissertation completed between September 1, 2010 and Sept. 1, 2012.


In order to be considered for the prize, candidates must join the association at the student rate of $10.00 per year. Information about the Syrian Studies Association is available at:


Submissions in languages other than English are welcomed; all submissions should be sent electronically. 


A $100.00 cash award will accompany the winning entry. 


The deadline for submissions is Sept. 1, 2012. All submissions should be sent to Steve. Tamari, Chair of the Prize Committee at Winners will be announced at the SSA annual meeting in November 2012. Inquiries can be directed to Steve. 


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