The Society annually bestows three book awards, known as ASIL Certificates of Merit, for a “preeminent contribution to creative scholarship;” “a specialized area of international law;” and “high technical craftsmanship and utility to practicing lawyers and scholars.” The awardees are selected by the Society's Executive Council on the nomination of the Scholarship Awards Committee and presented at the Society’s Annual Meeting.
The Scholarship Awards Committee is now accepting applications for the 2015 Certificates of Merit. Books of any nationality, language, or place of publication that have been published in the 24 months preceding February 1, 2015 are eligible. In order to apply, please send six copies of each book you wish to nominate, along with a list of titles being nominated, to the following address by October 1, 2014:
American Society of International Law
2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Call for Nominations: ASIL Book Awards
The American Society of International Law has announced that it is accepting nominations for its annual book awards. (I noted the winners of the 2012 awards here; the 2013 awards here; and the 2014 awards here.) Here's the announcement: