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The 2024 AMSEAS
Early Career Book Prize

The Association of Mainland Southeast Asian Scholars offers a prize for the best first book on a Mainland Southeast Asian Studies topic by a scholar specialising in the area. The winner of the prize will receive $500. There will be an honorary mention to the runner up. 

  • The author must be a member of AMSEAS

  • The book must be a monograph and deal primarily with a country or countries of Mainland Southeast Asia

  • The book must be the scholar’s first

  • The book must be sole-authored

  • The book must have been published within three years of the awarding of the prize (2021 - 2023)

  • The prize will be awarded at the biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia conference in 2024

  • Nominations must be received by1st March 2024

Selection Process

A panel of three judges will be appointed by the AMSEAS Executive Committee. The decision of the panel will be final. 


To submit your nomination, please click below.

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