ANZSIL Book and Journal Article/ Book Chapter Publication Prizes for Private/Public International Law


ANZSIL awards up to four ANZSIL publication prizes on an annual basis.  Up to two prizes will be awarded for books (the ANZSIL Book Prizes) and up to two prizes will be awarded for journal articles or book chapters (the ANZSIL journal article/ book chapter prizes).  

Both prizes will be available in an open and an early career researcher (ECR) category (that is, ANZSIL may award the ANZSIL book prize; the ANZSIL book prize (early career); the ANZSIL journal article/book chapter prize; and the ANZSIL journal article/book chapter prize (early career). ECR publications may be eligible to be awarded the ECR and/or the open prize.

Prizes are to be awarded annually, with the announcement of the winner of the prizes to be made at the annual ANZSIL conference in June/ July.

A sum of $750 will be awarded to each winning ANZSIL book and a sum of $250 will be awarded to each winning article/book chapter.

The ANZSIL book and article/book chapter prize winners will be invited to present and discuss their book/article/book chapter at an online event in August/September of the year of the award. The winners of the prizes are expected to make themselves available as assessors of the prizes in the subsequent year.

Assessment Criteria 

The ANZSIL publication prizes will be open to published work in any field of public and private international law. The prizes will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Significance of the work to the field of public/private international law.
  • Originality within the field of public/private international law.
  • Rigour – of research methods and analysis.
  • Quality of writing.

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Dates for the 2024 ANZSIL Publication Prizes

Nominations for the 2024 Prizes are now open.  Full details on the criteria and information on the process of nomination, section and award are available here. The closing date for nominations is 1 February 2024.

To nominate please complete the following form: Nomination form for ANZSIL Publication Prizes 2024.

Large attachments should be uploaded into this Dropbox Folder (see Nomination Form):  Dropbox Folder for ANZSIL Publication Prizes 2024.