AABS Book Prize
The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies awards the biennial AABS Book Prize of up to $1,000 to an outstanding English-language scholarly book in Baltic Studies (humanities and social sciences). Books with a broadly historical, literary, social, or cultural significance are of particular interest. Narrowly specialized or overly technical books will not be considered.
The application deadline for the 2022 award (for books published in 2020–2021) has passed. The application procedure for books published in 2022–2023 will be announced in early 2024.
To nominate a book for the award, please submit the online nomination form. Anyone may submit a nomination. We strongly recommend that those nominating a book for consideration arrange for a copy to be sent to AABS.
We do not accept nominations via email. All nominators must submit the online form.
Thinking of applying? Read reports from past winners here!
Nominations will be evaluated by the AABS Book Prize Committee headed by VP for Publications.
The winner of the AABS Book Prize is announced at the Association’s biennial conference.
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