Prizes & Awards

Call for Submissions: ASPHS Best First Book Prize

The committee for the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies’s Best First Book Prize in Iberian History invites submissions for this year’s competition. First books on Iberian history published between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2015 and in any of the three languages of the society (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) are eligible for the prize, which carries an honorarium of $250. Each submission must be its author’s first published book on Iberian history to be considered for the prize, and authors must be active members of the ASPHS to be eligible for consideration. This year’s award will be announced at the 2016 annual meeting of the ASPHS in San Diego, California (March 17-20, 2016).

Deadline for submissions is November 20, 2015. Early submissions are encouraged. Those who wish to enter their first book in the competition must send a copy to each member of the prize committee at the addresses below:

Erin K. Rowe (chair)
Department of History, 301 Gilman Hall
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21212

Sasha D. Pack
Department of History
University at Buffalo
546 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Kirsten Schultz
Department of History
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079


About emspanishhistorynotes

Scott Taylor is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky.


2 thoughts on “Call for Submissions: ASPHS Best First Book Prize

  1. I am not eligible for this but I am left wondering: in the case of books printed by UK or European publishers (Oxford/Cambridge University Press, for example), the cost of the 3 “hard copies” of books sent to the referees and postage would far exceed the prize of $250!

    Posted by Francois Soyer | September 3, 2015, 4:59 pm

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