The Center for Austrian Studies 2022 Dissertation Prize

CAS is Delighted to Announce the Opening of its 2022 Dissertation Prize
A design with the phrase "The Center for Austrian Studies Dissertation Prize"

The purpose of this competition is to encourage North American scholars 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 2022 Prize competition, a dissertation must have been published between January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2021. Authors must be citizens or legal residents (holders of “green cards”) 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.

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The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2022. 

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