Australian Studies, Book prize, prize

Geoff Rodoreda’s The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction wins ASAL first book award

Geoff Rodoreda's The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction has won the Association for the Study of Australian Literature's Alvie Egan Award 2019! The award goes to the best first book of literary scholarship by an early career researcher (ECR) on an Australian subject published in the preceding two years. Read about the award and the 2019… Continue reading Geoff Rodoreda’s The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction wins ASAL first book award

Australian Studies

Australian Studies books shortlisted for ASAL’s Alvie Egan Award 2019 @austlit17

We are pleased to have received word that Volumes 1 and 2 in the Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series edited by Anne Brewster have both been shortlisted for the Association for the Study of Australian Literature's Alvie Egan Award 2019! Geoff Rodoreda, The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction   Xu Daozhi, Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives… Continue reading Australian Studies books shortlisted for ASAL’s Alvie Egan Award 2019 @austlit17

Book prize, Competition, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

One month left to enter! IGS/Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive a… Continue reading One month left to enter! IGS/Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Book prize, Education, Ireland

Maura O’Connor awarded Kevin Brehony Book Prize 2014

Maura O'Connor, author of The Development of Infant Education in Ireland, 1838-1948, was presented with her award as joint winner of the Kevin Brehony Book Prize on Saturday 22 November at the History of Education Society conference dinner. The judging panel described the book as 'a clearly written and lively account' and 'a much needed… Continue reading Maura O’Connor awarded Kevin Brehony Book Prize 2014

Book prize, Education, Ireland

The Development of Infant Education in Ireland wins Kevin Brehony Book Prize

We are delighted to announce that Maura O'Connor’s book The Development of Infant Education in Ireland, 1838-1948 has been chosen as joint winner of the Kevin Brehony Book Prize, awarded every three years by the History of Education Society (UK). Congratulations to Dr O'Connor, who will receive her prize on Saturday 22nd November at the… Continue reading The Development of Infant Education in Ireland wins Kevin Brehony Book Prize

Book prize, history, literary prize, Literature, Sport

Writing the Prizefight by David Snowdon wins the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History

We are delighted to announce that David Snowdon's book Writing the Prizefight: Pierce Egan's Boxiana World has been chosen as the winner of the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History (2013), awarded annually by the British Society of Sports History. Congratulations to Dr Snowdon, who  has been invited to deliver the prestigious Aberdare Lecture… Continue reading Writing the Prizefight by David Snowdon wins the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History