As part of our opening reception on Wednesday, 11 September, EuroSEAS will award two book prizes:
The EuroSEAS Humanities Book Prize for the best academic book on Southeast Asia published in the humanities – including archaeology, art history, history, literature, performing arts and religious studies.
The EuroSEAS Social Science Book Prize for the best academic book on Southeast Asia published in the social sciences – including anthropology, economics, law, politics and international relations, and sociology.
The jury has selected three books per category for the shortlist. The winners will receive 750 Euro each.
- Carol-Ann Boshier, Mapping cultural nationalism: The scholars of the Burma research society. Copenhagen: NIAS Press 2018.
- Lisandro E. Claudio, Liberalism and the postcolony: Thinking the state in 20th century Philippines. Kyoto: Center for Southeast Asian Studies 2017.
- Alexandra Green, Buddhist visual cultures, rhetoric, and narrative in late Burmese wall paintings. Hongkong: Hongkong University Press 2018.
Social Science Shortlist
- Chua Beng Huat, Liberalism disavowed: Communitarianism and state capitalism in Singapore. Singapore: NUS Press 2017.
- David Kloos, Becoming better muslims: Religious authority and ethical improvement in Aceh, Indonesia. Princeton: Princeton University Press 2018.
- Patricia Sloane-White, Corporate Islam: Sharia and the modern workplace. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2018.