IAA Prizes and Awards We would like to remind everyone that the entry deadline for the awards and prizes of 2015, is coming up. All applications have to be entered by MARCH 1st 2015. To further encourage young researchers to engage with the scientific community, the IAA, in cooperation with other parties, has started some […]
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2014 Winners of Prizes and Grants
Since last year, the IAA and De Gruyter Publications have started two competitions to award promising young researchers: the IAA Prize and the De Gruyter Dissertation Award. Besides these two awards, there is also the Maureen Kovacs Fund, from which every year a financial donation towards a young researcher’s project is provided. The 2014 prize winners and the Maureen Kovaks Fund recipient have been announced during the General Meeting at the Rencontre in Warsaw.
IAA Contests and Awards 2014
At the 2013 Rencontre the names of the first winners of the IAA Prize and of the De Gruyter Dissertation Award were announced (see the Minutes of the meeting). Both competitions have turned out to be..
IAA-Initiatives: IAA Prize Winners
At the General Meeting during the Rencontre in Ghent this year, not one but two prizes were awarded. Next to the De Gruyter Award, the IAA was proud to present it’s very own IAA Prize, which is given to two up-and-coming Assyriologists that had written the best article after the PhD. First-prize winner was Gabriella Spada (Italy) and Erik van Dongen (Finland) was the runner-up. Twelve papers had been submitted.
The IAA is committed to help young Assyriologists all over the world to strengthen their potential in their chosen profession. For instance, there are currently two awards that you are eligible to win! With these awards come nice prizes in the form of grants and publications, so do not hesitate to send in your work!