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CHASS Prizes Australia: nominations open

 

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) invites applications for the newly endowed CHASS Australia Prizes.

This is an excellent opportunity to nominate women academics and gender research.

The four prizes (outlined below) are designed to honour distinguished achievement by Australian academics, practitioners, philanthropists and policy makers in HASS (Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences) areas.

The CHASS Australia Prizes, which are widely publicised, are intended to draw international attention to Australia’s achievements in HASS research, practice and policy. Winners will be announced at the annual CHASS National Forum Dinner, which will be held at Parliament House, Melbourne on 8 October 2014.

  • CHASS Australia Prize for a Book in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences ($3500): This prize will be awarded to the author whose book, in the opinion of the judges, contributes most to Australian cultural and intellectual life.
  • CHASS Australia Prize for Distinctive Work in the Humanities, Arts and  Social Sciences ($3500): This prize is for a performance, exhibition, project or policy development in any HASS field.
  • CHASS Australia Prize for a Future Leader in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences  ($2000): This prize will be awarded for a future leader in any aspect of the humanities, arts or social Sciences.
  • CHASS Australia Prize for a Student in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences ($500 Co-Op Bookshop Voucher): This prize is for a student project, performance, exhibition or thesis that best exemplifies the contribution of HASS areas to our understanding of ourselves and our nation.

Final date for submission of applications: 30 June 2014. Application details and forms are linked below.

For more information, please contact CHASS on (03) 9925 3935 or by email.

Updated:  7 November, 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute