Ab Imperio Quarterly announces call for the annual Ab Imperio Award for the best study in new imperial history and history of diversity in Northern Eurasia, up to the late twentieth century, published in 2022.
The award envisions three categories:
1. Best book.
2. Best article in a peer-reviewed academic journal or chapter in a scholarly collection.
3. Best dissertation chapter.
The award is given for the novelty of the research question, command of modern international secondary literatures, introduction of new primary sources, and innovative interpretation of primary sources.
The award winners are announced after April 1, 2023.
The annual Ab Imperio Award for the best book is $1,500; the annual Ab Imperio Award for the best article or book chapter is $1,000; the annual Ab Imperio Award for the best dissertation chapter is $500. In addition, the winners in the first two categories are invited to deliver Ab Imperio Award public lectures at the University of Illinois at Chicago during the fall of 2023. The editors of Ab Imperio will work closely with the winner winner of the award for the best dissertation chapter on reworking the chapter into an article to be considered for publication in AI.
The award is sponsored by the independent international nonprofit nongovernmental educational organization KRES Poliskola (New York and Riga).
More information on the participation eligibility, nomination procedure, and selection process is available here: https://sites.google.com/view/abimperioaward/ab-imperio-award