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[Academics] Five Scholars Receive First Academia Sinica Scholarly Monograph Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Publish Date:2013.01.07
[Academics] Five Scholars Receive First Academia Sinica Scholarly Monograph Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Chinese Version)

Academia Sinica Newsletter (2012/12/27) Five scholars were recently announced the first recipients of the Academia Sinica Scholarly Monograph Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The five winning monographs cover research in art, literature, history and anthropology.

Academia Sinica has established the Scholarly Monograph Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences to encourage scholars to publish monographs, conduct in-depth research on academic topics, and make important contributions to scholarship. The award, which will be presented annually, is open to humanities and social sciences scholars who hold full-time positions at domestic academic research institutions, universities and colleges. To be eligible, the scholarly monographs must be first editions that have been published within the last three years.

The award is being presented for the first time this year. A total of 78 applications were received from a wide range of fields such as literature, history, anthropology, law, sociology and economics from scholars hoping to receive the first award in 2012. All submissions underwent a fair review procedure of the highest standard, which involved many renowned international and domestic scholars. The awardees will each receive a certificate and a cash prize of NT$600,000.

The five recipients of the 2012 Scholarly Monograph Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences and their winning books are (in alphabetical order):

Dr. FENG, Pin-chia
Distinguished Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University
2010, Diasporic Representations: Reading Chinese American Women’s Fiction, 200 pages, LIT Verlag, Munster, Germany.

Dr. HU, Siao-chen
Research Fellow, Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica
2010, The Unfolding of a Conflicted New World, 313 pages, Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

Dr. LIU, Shao-hua
Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica
2010, Passage to Manhood: Youth Migration, Heroin, and AIDS in Southwest China, 248 pages, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, USA.

Dr. SHIH, Shou-chien
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica.
2012, Moving of Paradise, 363 pages, Asian Culture Company, Taipei, Taiwan.

Dr. ZARROW, Peter
Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica
2012, After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State, 1885-1924, 395 pages, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, USA


Media Contacts:
Mr. Che-wei CHEN, Academic Affairs Office, Central Office of Administration, Academia Sinica (Tel) +886-2-2789-9377 cwchentw@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Ms. Pearl HUANG, Office of the Director General, Central Office of Administration, Academia Sinica pearlhuang@gate.sinica.edu.tw
(Tel) +886-2-2789-8820 (Fax) +886-2-2782-1551 (M)0912-831-188
Ms. Mei-Hui LIN, Office of the Director General, Central Office of Administration, Academia Sinica mhlin313@gate.sinica.edu.tw
(Tel) +886-2-2789-8821, (Fax) +886-2-2782-1551, (M) 0921-845-234


Further Information:
Academia Sinica Newsletter 2012/12/27
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