From: Emory Buddhist Studies Forum [EBSF-L@LISTSERV.CC.EMORY.EDU] On Behalf Of McClintock, Sara L [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:29 PM
Subject: Dor Bahadur Bista Prize for Graduate Student Paper
The Emory Buddhist Studies Forum has received word of the following competition, open to all graduate students in good standing. Please consider applying if you are eligible, or pass this along to your colleagues and other interested parties.
The Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) annually awards the Dor Bahadur Bista Prize for best graduate student paper submitted to this ANHS competition. The prize honors the life, career, and service of Dor Bahadur Bista, Nepal's first anthropologist and former Honorary President of the ANHS predecessor organization, the Nepal Studies Association (NSA). The purpose of the Prize is to recognize outstanding scholarship by students whose research focuses on the areas of High Asia (Hindu Kush - Karakoram - Himalaya - Tibetan Plateau) that comprise the principal interests of ANHS. Submissions from all academic disciplines in the social sciences, humanities, and arts will be accepted.
Eligibility is restricted to students in good standing who do not hold the degree of PhD as of the submission deadline.
Requirements for Submission
To enter the competition, each student author must submit the following ELECTRONICALLY:
(1) A one-paragraph abstract of the paper.
(2) A short curriculum vitae (two pages maximum).
(3) The complete paper, not to exceed 8,000 words.
(4) Evidence of affiliation as a graduate student.
Deadline for Submission: September 15, annually
Date of Award: At annual general ANHS membership meeting in October during the South Asia Conference in Madison, WI.
Award: The author of the paper selected for the award will receive recognition at the annual South Asian Studies Conference and have their paper published in a forthcoming volume of Himalaya.
Submit Entries ELECTRONICALLY To:
Sienna Craig, Chair
ANHS - Dor Bahadur Bista Prize
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