AIS ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS

AIS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The AIS Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a senior scholar in any field of Israel Studies whose lasting and path-breaking contributions have significantly shaped the field.

The prize awarded is $5000.  

A committee of prominent Israel Studies scholars will evaluate candidates and determine the award winner. The names of candidates to be considered will be determined by the awards committee and by suggestions submitted by AIS members. Letters proposing a candidate should be sent, together with a curriculum vitae of the candidate proposed, by February 16, 2021, to prizes@aisisraelstudies.org. Self-nominations are not allowed.

 

PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARD:

2020: Yael Zerubavel (Rutgers University)
2017: Alan Dowty (University of Notre Dame) and Pnina Lahav (Boston University) 
2016: Anita Shapira (Tel-Aviv University)
2015: Itzhak Galnoor (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
2014: Yosef Gorny (Tel Aviv University)
2013: Myron Aronoff (Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey)   


AIS YOUNG SCHOLAR AWARD

The Young Scholar Award recognizes an exceptional scholar who has made significant contributions to the field of Israel Studies, and whose record of publications and scholarship has demonstrated the potential to shape the field in the future. The award is open to scholars who are 45 years old or younger, inclusive of people up to the rank of Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer in Israeli universities). A committee of prominent Israel Studies scholars will evaluate the nomination materials and determine the award winner.

The prize awarded is $5000.

Nomination letters that address the scholar’s outstanding contribution to Israel Studies by February 16, 2021. It is the responsibility of the candidates to make sure that all recommendations are received on time. Self-nominations are not allowed. The committee reserves the right to consider additional candidates. 

All nominations should be sent to:  prizes@aisisraelstudies.org

 
PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARD:

2019: Liat Steir-Livny (Sapir Academic College, Israel and the Open University of Israel)
2018: Ayelet Harel Shalev (Ben-Gurion University)
2016: Uriel Abulof (Tel-Aviv University and Princeton University) 
2015: Mohammed Wattad (Zefat Academic College)
2014: Omri Herzog (Sapir Academic College)
2013: Gur Alroey (University of Haifa)

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