FTGS Book Prize

About the Award

FTGS annually awards a book prize in the International Relations sub-field of Feminist Theory and Gender Studies. The award recognizes a book published in the preceding two calendar years that excels in originality, impact, and rigor towards furthering feminist theory and gender studies within the discipline of international relations.

General Information

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria

  1. Recipients must be a current member of ISA
  2. Recipient must be members of the FTGS section.
  3. Books must have been published in the two preceding calendar years (i.e. the book must have an official publication date of 2019 or 2020 for nomination this year). Books that were previously nominated are not eligible for nomination in the following year. 
  4. Nominators/ nominees are responsible for making sure the publisher provides copies of the nominated book for the committee by July 24, 2020.
  5. In the future, books that were previously nominated are not eligible for nomination in the following year.


  • The winner, and finalists will be announced in December.
  • It will be awarded at the ISA conference the following spring.

Apply for the FTGS Book Prize

Please send your nominations, with details of the publication and a 300-500 word justification, to the chair of the committee, Annika Bergman Rosamond no later than July 3, 2020. Upon receipt of the nomination materials, you will receive further instruction on sending the books to this year’s committee: Annika Bergman Rosamond (chair), Catherine Goetze, Itziar Mujika Chao and Amya Agarwal.

Award Chairs please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

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