★ 2013 Book Prize
Vangelis Calotychos, The Balkan Prospect: Identity,Culture, and Politics in Greece after 1989 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and
Loring Danforth and Riki van Boeschoten, Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory (U-Chicago Press, 2012), shared First Prize
Theodora Dragostinova, Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949 (Cornell University Press, 2011)
All of the submissions were of excellent quality, making the decision particularly difficult. The committee congratulates the winners and thanks all those who submitted their books.
The next deadline for submissions is 1 April, 2015 covering books published since April 2013.
Prize: $500.00 and one year MGSA membership
Submissions from all disciplines within the field of Modern Greek Studies are welcomed.
Authors must submit three copies of their book(s), not to be returned after the competition, for consideration to The Modern Greek Studies Association. For the committee to consider books submitted by third parties (publishers or someone other than the original author), the MGSA must also receive a letter from the author requesting that the published book be considered for the prize.
Multiple submissions of different books by the same author are acceptable.
Authors must be current MGSA members when submitting their work; however, they may not be members of the Edmund Keeley Book Prize Selection Committee.
Modern Greek Studies Association
c/o Gonda Van Steen
Gainesville, FL 32611-7435 USA
Neni Panourgia, 2011
Dangerous Citizens: The Greek Left and the Terror of the State,
Fordham University Press 2009
Yannis Hamilakis 2009
The Nation and its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece, Oxford University Press 2007
Evanthis Hatzivassiliou 2007Greece and the Cold War: Frontline State, 1952-1967. London and New York: Routledge, 2006.
Violetta Hionidou 2007Famine and Death in Occupied Greece, 1941-1944 Cambridge: CUP, 2006
Thomas W. Gallant 2005
Experiencing Dominion: Culture, Identity, and Power in the British Mediterranean, University of Notre Dame Press 2002