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 will select six books per category for the shortlist, that will soon be announced. The winners will receive 750 euros each.
Humanities Book Prize
- Thongchai Winichakul, Moments of Silence, The Unforgetting of the October 6, 1976 Massacre in Bangkok, University of Hawai’i Press 2020.
Ian G Baird: Rise of the Brao, Ethnic Minorities in Northeastern Cambodia during Vietnamese Occupation, University of Wisconsin Press 2020.
David D. Harnish, Change and Identity in the Music Cultures of Lombok, Indonesia, Brill 2021.
Brooke Schedneck : Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand: Encounters with Buddhist Monks, University of Washington Press 2021.
Heather Sutherland: Seaways and Gatekeepers, Trade and State in the Eastern Archipelago of Southeast Asia, c.1600-c.1906, NUS Press 2021.
Stan BH Tan-Tangbau and Quyen Van Minh, Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam, Quyen Van Minh and Jazz in Hanoi, University Press of Mississippi 2021.
Social Science Book Prize
- Lukas Ley, Building on Borrowed Time: Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang, University of Minnesota Press 2021.
Giuseppe Bolotta, Belittled Citizens, The Cultural Politics of Childhood on Bangkok’s Margins, NIAS Press 2021.
Sandeep Ray, Celluloid Colony: Locating History and Ethnography in Early Dutch Colonial Films of Indonesia, National University of Singapore Press 2021.
Chris Chaplin, Salafism and the State: Islamic Activism and National Identity in Contemporary Indonesia, NIAS Press 2021.
Jafar Suryomenggolo, Fearless Speech in Indonesian Women’s Writing: Working-Class Feminism from the Global South, Lexington Books 2021
Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir, State of Disorder: Privatised Violence and the State in Indonesia, Palgrave Macmillan 2022
EuroSEAS distinguished prize 2022
- Gerald Jackson, NIAS Press, for commitment in high quality publishing and major contributions to Southeast Asian studies.
Members of the jury of the Humanities Book Prize
Pr. Andrew Hardy
Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Dr. Filip Kraus
Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Art, Palacký University Olomouc
Dr. Louise Pichard Bertaux
IrAsia, CNRS/Aix Marseille Université
Members of the jury of the Social Science Book Prize
Pr. Silvia Vignato
Dipartimento di Scienze Umane per la Formazione “Riccardo Massa”
Università di Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB)
Associate Professor Jayeel Cornelio
Development Studies Program
Ateneo de Manila University
Assistant Professor Alberto Fidalgo Castro
Departamento de Antropología Social y Pscicología Social
Facultad de CC. PP. y Sociología
Universidad Complutense de Madrid Campus de Somosaguas