AIS Awards: Nominations due by February 15, 2016

The Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute are awarding two Achievement Awards: Lifetime Achievement (Humanities) and Young Scholar (Social Science).

Please consider qualified candidates for these awards.  Self-nominations are not allowed.

Sincerely,

The AIS

AIS-ISRAEL INSTITUTE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Each year, the Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute sponsor an academic prize to honor a lifetime of exceptional scholarship and academic achievement in the field of Israel Studies. The AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a senior scholar whose lasting and path-breaking contributions have significantly shaped the field. This year, the award will be given in the field of Humanities.

The $5000 prize will be awarded in person at the AIS annual conference at Yad Ben Zvi and Begin Center (June 20-22, 2016). A committee of prominent Israel Studies scholars will evaluate the nomination materials and determine the award winner.

Nomination letters that address the scholar’s outstanding contribution to Israel Studies in Humanities are due by February 15, 2016. Self-nominations are not allowed. The committee reserves the right to consider additional candidates.

All nominations should be sent to prizes@aisisraelstudies.org

Past Recipients of the Award

2015: Itzhak Galnoor (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

2014: Professor Yosef Gorny (Tel Aviv University)

2013: Professor Myron Aronoff, Rutgers (The State University of New Jersey)

AIS-ISRAEL INSTITUTE YOUNG SCHOLAR AWARD

Each year, the Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute sponsor an academic prize to honor a promising emerging scholar in the field of Israel Studies. The AIS-Israel Institute Young Scholar Award recognizes an exceptional scholar under the age of 45 who has made significant contributions to the field of Israel Studies, and whose record of publications and scholarship has demonstrated the potential to shape the field in the future. This year, the award will be given in the field of Social Science.

The $5000 prize will be awarded in person at the AIS annual conference at Yad Ben Zvi and Begin Center (June 20-22, 2016). A committee of prominent Israel Studies scholars will evaluate the nomination materials and determine the award winner.

Nomination letters that address the scholar’s outstanding contribution to Israel Studies in Social Science are due by February 15, 2016. Self-nominations are not allowed. The committee reserves the right to consider additional candidates.

All nominations should be sent to prizes@aisisraelstudies.org

Past Recipients of the Award:

2015: Mohammed Wattad (Zefat Academic College)

2014: Omri Herzog (Sapir Academic College)

2013: Gur Alroey (University of Haifa)

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