CAS is pleased to accept submissions for the 2020 Book Prize! 

The purpose of these competitions is to encourage North American scholars and doctoral candidates in the full range of academic disciplines to do research in the field of Austrian, Habsburg, and post-Habsburg studies.

To be eligible for the 2020 Prize competition, a book must have been published between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2019. It must be the work of a single author. Authors must be citizens or legal residents of the United States or Canada. Eligible works may be from any discipline in the humanities, social sciences, or the arts. The subject matter may deal with contemporary Austria, contemporary Austria’s relationship with Central Europe and the European Union, or the history, society, and culture of the Habsburg Empire or Austria and the twentieth century states with a Habsburg heritage. The language of the work must be English.

The award comes with a $1,500 cash prize.

Questions should be addressed to

Send 4 copies of each book to:

Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota
Attention: CAS Book Prize Committee 
314 Social Sciences Building 
267 19th Avenue S.
Minneapolis MN 55455

Deadline for submission is May 16, 2020.

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