THEORY Edited Volume, Special Issue, or Symposium Award

The International Studies Association Theory Section Edited Volume, Special Issue or Symposium Award recognizes the best edited volume, special issue, or symposium published in the two years prior to the conference at which the award will be given, which contributes to the theorization of world politics.

General Information

Selection Process

  1. Current officers of the Theory section and members of the committee are ineligible for the award.
  2. Nominations should be emailed to the committee chairs Patrick Thaddeus Jackson and Jens Bartelson accompanied by a brief letter explaining why a work deserves consideration for the award.
  3. Copies of nominated books should be sent to all members of the award committee
  4. Nominations are due by July 1st and edited volume, special issue or symposium must be received by July 19th.
  5. Date of publication is normally determined by copyright date for the first edition of a work. This year volumes published in 2018 and 2019 will be considered.

Prize

  • The winner will receive a plaque at the section meeting during the ISA Annual Convention. If not present, the plaque will be mailed to the recipient.

When is this Given

  • The winner(s) will receive a plaque at the section meeting during the ISA Annual Convention. If not present, the plaque will be mailed to the recipient(s).

Apply for this Award

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Recipient(s) must be current ISA member(s). The “recipient” or “recipients” include the editor(s) of the chosen edited volume, special issue, or symposium.
  2. Authors/editors may nominate themselves.
  3. A copy of each edited volume, special issue, or symposium must be sent to each member of the Book Award committee, with the line “Theory Section Edited Volume, Special Issue or Symposium Award, c/o” at the top of each address.

Recipients

Congratulations to Tim Dunne (University of Queensland) and Christian Reus-Smit (University of Queensland), recipients of the 2018 Theory Section's Edited Volume, Special Issue or Symposium Award, for The Globalization of International Society (Oxford University Press).

Contact

Patrick Thaddeus Jackson| Co-Chair
American University

Jens Bartelson | Co-Chair
Lund University

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