AIS Achievements Awards


The Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute are awarding two Achievement Awards:
 

AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award

The Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute sponsor an academic prize to honor a lifetime of exceptional scholarship and academic achievement in the field of Israel Studies. The AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a senior scholar whose lasting and path-breaking contributions have significantly shaped the field.

This year (2018) the award will not be given.

Past Recipients of the Award

2017: Alan Dowty (University of Notre Dame) and Pnina Lahav (Boston University) 
2016: Anita Shapira (Tel-Aviv University)
2015: Itzhak Galnoor (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
2014: Yosef Gorny (Tel Aviv University)
2013: Myron Aronoff, (Rutgers:The State University of New Jersey)  

 

AIS-Israel Institute Young Scholar Award

The Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute sponsor an academic prize to honor a promising emerging scholar in the field of Israel Studies. The AIS-Israel Institute Young Scholar Award recognizes an exceptional scholar in the rank of Assistant Professor (Lecturer or Senior Lecturer) who has made significant contributions to the field of Israel Studies, and whose record of publications and scholarship has demonstrated the potential to shape the field in the future. 

The $5000 prize will be awarded in person at the AIS annual conference at UC Berkeley (June 25-27, 2018). A committee of prominent Israel Studies scholars will evaluate the nomination materials and determine the award winner.

Nomination letters that address the scholar’s outstanding contribution to Israel Studies are due by February 15, 2018. Self-nominations are not allowed. The committee reserves the right to consider additional candidates.

All nominations should be sent to prizes@aisisraelstudies.org

Past Recipients of the Award:

2016: Uriel Abulof (Tel-Aviv University and Princeton University) 
2015: Mohammed Wattad (Zefat Academic College)
2014: Omri Herzog (Sapir Academic College)
2013: Gur Alroey (University of Haifa)
 
 
 
 


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