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2012
History

The Bishko Memorial Prize for 2012 has been awarded for an article in Medieval Encounters to Thomas Barton of the University of San Diego.

The award winning article, "Muslims in Christian Countrysides: Reassessing Exaricus Tenures in the Crown of Aragon", appeared in Medieval Encounters , Volume 17, Number 3, 2011, pp. 233-320. It examines the social, political, and economic world of twelfth- and thirteenth-century Aragon. It can be accessed online at booksandjournals.brillonline.com.

Initiated in 2003 by the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, the Bishko Prize is awarded for the best article in the field of medieval Iberian history and honours Prof. Charles Julian Bishko, the distinguished historian of medieval Iberia who taught for 39 years at the University of Virginia.

2012
Jewish Studies

Sincere congratulations to Barry Dov Walfish and Mikhail Kizilov, whose edited work was selected by the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) as the winner of its 2012 Judaica Bibliography Award.

2012
African Studies

Sukuma Labor Songs from Western Tanzania. 'We Never Sleep, We Dream of Farming , ISBN 9789004184688, has won the 2012 Kwabena Nketia Book Prize, awarded by The African Music Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology ( http://www.ethnomusicology.org ).

2012
Biblical Studies

Atonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews , ISBN 9789004206519, by David M. Moffitt, Ph.D has won one of the 2013 John Templeton Foundation's Manfred Lautenschlaeger Awards for Theological Promise ( link to the announcement

2012
African Studies

Africa Yearbook , ISSN 1871-2525, has won the ASA 2012 Conover-Porter Book Award , awarded by The Africana Librarians Council of the African Studies Association

2011
Biblical Studies

Academic Interests and Catholic Confessionalisation by Bruno Boute has been awarded the Mgr. Jozef Coppens Prize for 2011 , granted by the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium. This is given for original works dealing with the history of the university of Leuven, the history of biblical exegesis or of old Testament studies (see also http://www.kvab.be/news.aspx?ID=470

2011
Asian Studies

The Encyclopedia of Indonesia in the Pacific War , edited by Peter Post (General Editor), William H. Frederick, Iris Heidebrink and Shigeru Sato and co-edited by William Bradley Horton and Didi Kwartanada has been awarded Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title 2010.

2011
African Studies

Disputing the Floodplains. Institutional Change and the Politics of Resource Management in African Wetlands Edited by Tobias Haller has won the Environmental Research Award 2011 of the University of Bern , Switzerland ( http://www.ufp.unibe.ch/ ).

2011
Biblical Studies

The Pericope Adulterae, the Gospel of John, and the Literacy of Jesus by Chris Keith has been awarded the 2011 Outstanding Faculty Research Award , granted by the Issachar Institute of Lincoln Christian University.

2010
Middle East and Islamic Studies

The City in the Islamic World (General Editor: Salma K. Jayyusi Special Editors: Renata Holod, Attilio Petruccioli and André Raymond) has been nominated by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title.