ANZSIL Book and Journal Article/ Book Chapter Publication Prizes
ANZSIL is pleased to announce the launch up to four ANZSIL publication prizes, to be awarded on an annual basis. Up to two prizes will be awarded for books (the ANZSIL Book Prizes) and up to two prizes will be awarded for journal articles or book chapters (the ANZSIL journal article/ book chapter prizes).
Both prizes will be available in an open and an early career researcher (ECR) category (that is, ANZSIL may award the ANZSIL book prize; the ANZSIL book prize (early career); the ANZSIL journal article/book chapter prize; and the ANZSIL journal article/book chapter prize (early career). ECR publications may be eligible to be awarded the ECR and/or the open prize.
Prizes are to be awarded annually, with the announcement of the winner of the prizes to be made at the annual ANZSIL conference in June/ July.
A sum of $750 will be awarded to each winning ANZSIL book and a sum of $250 will be awarded to each winning article/book chapter.
The ANZSIL book and article/book chapter prize winners will be invited to present and discuss their book/article/book chapter at an online event in August/September of the year of the award. The winners of the prizes are expected to make themselves available as assessors of the prizes in the subsequent year.
The ANZSIL publication prizes will be open to published work in any field of public and private international law. The prizes will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:
Eligibility and Nomination
Eligible publications must be published by 31 December of the year preceding the prize. The publication date is the publication of the electronic/online version for books, journal articles and book chapters.
In the first year ONLY, nominations published in the previous two calendar years will be eligible in each category. In subsequent years, nominations of books published in the preceding one calendar year will be eligible. Nominations of articles/book chapters published in the preceding one calendar year will be eligible. Books, articles and book chapters are only eligible to be nominated for an ANZSIL prize once.
The prizes are open to individuals who:
Individuals can nominate a maximum of one publication per category per year.
In the case of co-authorship, an author can submit a maximum of two publications, but only one publication can be submitted by the same co-authors.
The book prizes are open to authored books. Authors of chapters in edited collections should submit their chapters for the article/book chapter prizes.
The nomination must be made by 1 February of the year of the prize. The nominator must provide access to the nominated publication, whether in hard copy or via electronic access. Page proofs may be provided if necessary (eg because the author is not able to pay for access for the prize committee/assessors) but the nomination must have been published.
A person other than the author may nominate the publication for a prize provided the author has consented to the nomination.
The nomination should contain the following information:
Detailed criteria and information on the process of nomination, selection and award are available here.
Dates for the 2023 ANZSIL Publication Prizes
Nominations for the 2023 ANZSIL prize must be received no later than 1 February 2023 at email@example.com. The nomination must include all the information as set out in the ANZSIL Publication Prizes rules including access to the published work. The author and work nominated must comply with the entry requirements as set out in the ANZSIL Publication Prizes rules. To be eligible for the 2023 ANZSIL publication prize the work must have been published between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2022. Full details on the criteria and information on the process of nomination, section and award are available here.