The ASAA Mid-Career Researcher Prize
in Asian Studies
From 2012, two ASAA Mid-Career Researcher Prizes for Excellence in Asian Studies ($1500 and $1000) will be awarded biennially by the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) to mid-career researchers for published work on an Asian subject, as represented in a book/monograph.
Individual or joint candidates may nominate for the prizes. All applicants must be ASAA members employed generally at an Australian University below level E (Professor/Chair) at the time of application. Applicants must have completed their PhD at least five years and no more than fifteen years before the application is lodged. In the case of either of the awards being made jointly, that prize will be shared.
Materials to be submitted:
Applications consist of a cover letter outlining the applicant’s eligibility for the prize, a CV and a hard copy of the materials to be submitted. Submitted materials will not be returned.
An individual applicant may submit a sole-authored scholarly book (which must not be based on a thesis) published by a university or commercial press in the three years before the application is submitted. Joint candidates may submit a co-authored book published in the three years before the application is submitted.
Materials submitted MUST BE PHYSICALLY IN PRINT as of the date of submission (galley proofs are not acceptable).
Applications should be submitted by 15 May 2012 to:
Professor Purnendra Jain
Centre for Asian Studies
University of Adelaide
Queries about these prizes can be directed to ASAA secretary, Dr Caroline Norma