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New ! BASAS Masters Dissertation Prize

Inaugural BASAS Master's Dissertation Prize

The British Association for South Asian Studies is delighted to announce the inaugural BASAS prize for an outstanding master’s dissertation on a South Asia-related topic. We welcome submissions based on original research in any discipline of the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Judges will pay particular attention to the quality of research, understanding of the topic and field, originality, presentation, and methodological rigour.

Eligible dissertations will be on any topic relating to South Asia or its diaspora, must be no longer than 20,000 words, and submitted in fulfilment of an MA/MSc/MPhil degree undertaken at a UK institution during the academic year 2017-18.

The successful candidate will be awarded a prize of £150 and a one-year of membership to BASAS. The winning candidate will also receive a complimentary registration to the BASAS Annual Conference 2019, where they will be encouraged to present a paper on their research. An edited version of the prize-winning dissertation will be considered for publication in one of the BASAS-affiliated journals, Contemporary South Asia or South Asian Studies (subjected to editorial consideration and peer review).

The deadline for applications is midnight on 15 October 2018. Please see attached call for submissions and application form for further details.

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Inaugural BASAS Master's Dissertation Prize

The British Association for South Asian Studies is delighted to announce the inaugural BASAS prize for an outstanding master’s dissertation on a South Asia-related topic. We welcome submissions based on original research in any discipline of the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Judges will pay particular attention to the quality of research, understanding of the topic and field, originality, presentation, and methodological rigour.

Eligible dissertations will be on any topic relating to South Asia or its diaspora, must be no longer than 20,000 words, and submitted in fulfilment of an MA/MSc/MPhil degree undertaken at a UK institution during the academic year 2017-18.

The successful candidate will be awarded a prize of £150 and a one-year of membership to BASAS. The winning candidate will also receive a complimentary registration to the BASAS Annual Conference 2019, where they will be encouraged to present a paper on their research. An edited version of the prize-winning dissertation will be considered for publication in one of the BASAS-affiliated journals, Contemporary South Asia or South Asian Studies (subjected to editorial consideration and peer review).

The deadline for applications is midnight on 15 October 2018. Please see attached call for submissions and application form for further details.

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