The Society for Romanian Studies



The Fourth Biennial SRS Book Prize



The Society for Romanian Studies invites nominations for the Fourth Biennial SRS Book Prize awarded for the best scholarly book published in English in the humanities or social sciences, on any subject relating to Romania or Moldova. To be eligible, books must be in English and published between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016 as indicated by the copyright date. Books may be in any academic field, with a predominant focus on Romanian or Moldovan subject matter (including subjects relating to the activities of non-Romanian ethnic groups on Romanian or Moldovan territory). Edited books, translations, reprints or new editions of works published before 2015, and non-scholarly books are not eligible.


The prize will be presented at the ASEEES National Convention in Chicago in November 2017 and carries with it an award of $500. Either authors or publishers of books may make submissions. Submissions should be sent to the SRS prize committee by 1 June 2017.


Three copies of each submitted book should be sent by mail directly to each committee member at the addresses given below. Questions or inquiries can be sent to the committee chair via email at



SRS Book Prize Committee Members: 

Alex Drace-Francis

European Studies Department

University of Amsterdam

Kloveniersburgwal 48




Peter Gross

10025 Casa Real Cove

Knoxville, TN 37922


Inessa Medzhibovskaya Eugene Lang College

The New School 65 West 11th Street New York, NY 10011 USA


About the SRS Book Prize:


For details of the Prize and past winners please see:


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