BISA is pleased to award the Susan Strange Book Prize for the best book published in any field of International Studies during the course of the 12 months up to 31 December 2012. The aim of the Prize is to honour the work of Susan Strange and also to recognise the best current work being conducted by members of BISA.
Susan was, and remains, one of the most influential figures in British international studies. She held a number of key academic posts including the Montague Burton Chair in International Relations at LSE. Susan was a founding member and first Treasurer of the British International Studies Association (BISA) and the first female President of the International Studies Association (ISA) in 1995.
Eligibility and Criteria
• Books must be nominated by publishers. Each publisher may nominate ONE book only for that year’s prize. In addition, one book may be nominated from the BISA - CUP series, Cambridge Studies in International Relations, by the series editorial board.
• Nominated books must be in the field of international studies. The author(s) need not hold BISA membership.
• The nominated book must have been published between 1 January and 31 December 2012.
• The deadline for submission is 12 February 2013.
• The Prize will be judged by a committee appointed by the BISA Vice Chair, acting on behalf of the board of trustees.
• The Prize will be awarded at the 2013 Annual Conference, and includes a cheque to the value of £500. The Association reserves the right not to make an award in any particular year.
• 3 copies of the nominated book must be forwarded.
Nominated books must be posted to –
Miss Gail Birkett BISA office, International Politics Building, Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FE (Please include contact information for the book Author(s))
Enquiries and reasons for nominations should be sent to the Research Committee chair, Professor Nicola Phillips[n.phillips(at)sheffield.ac.uk].