New Article Prize for Postsocialist Studies

Deadline: 1 September 2016
Open to: junior scholars with an interest in culture, history, politics of postsocialism
Award: the award is nominal


Soyuz is broadly conceived as a group of anthropologists and other scholars working in postsocialist studies. It is formally constituted as the Post-Communist Cultural Studies Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and is also recognized as an official unit of the Association for Slavic, East European Studies and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES formerly AAASS). The Soyuz Research Network for Postsocialist Cultural Studies announces the opening of its first Article Prize competition for the best article related to the culture, history, politics of postsocialism by a junior scholar. This prize recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of scholarly understandings of postsocialism, broadly defined.


Articles published in 2015 and 2016 by a scholar who has earned a PhD within the past six years (2010 or later) are eligible;

Scholars from any discipline with any geographic area of interest are encouraged to apply.


The award itself is nominal.

How to apply?

Submissions should be sent electronically to Jennifer Carroll at [email protected] no later than 1 September 2016;

Please include “Soyuz Article Prize” in the subject line.

For more information please visit the official web page.

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