The 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 (2019 - 2022)
The prize will be awarded at the biennial ASAA conference in 2022
A panel of three judges will be appointed by the AMSEAS Executive Committee. The decision of the panel will be final.