TAARII prizes for the best U.S. doctoral dissertations on Iraq
- The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TAARII) announces bi-annual prizes for the best U.S. doctoral dissertations on Iraq. Dissertations defended during the 2009-2010 and 2010 - 2011 academic years are eligible and may come from any discipline for the study of any time period. One award of $1,500 will be made for the best dissertation on ancient Iraq and one award of $1,500 will be made for the best dissertation on medieval or modern Iraq. Letters of nomination should come from dissertation advisors or committee members, should explain the importance of the dissertation, and should accompany a complete copy of the dissertation manuscript. Please send all nominations/submissions, along with contact information for dissertation authors, by July 1, 2011 to The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq, 3923 28th St, #389, Grand Rapids, MI 49512. Electronic submissions are preferred. Queries may be addressed to Beth Kangas, Executive Director, at beth@taarii!