Peace History Society
Scott Bills Memorial Prize
The Peace History Society will award the Scott Bills Memorial Prize bi-annually (in odd years) for an outstanding English-language work in the field of Peace History. The next prize will be awarded for an outstanding first book or an outstanding dissertation by a faculty member or independent scholar completed in 2014 or 2015. The Prize carries a cash award of $500.
The PHS invites nominations (including self-nominations). Please submit a letter of nomination and one copy of the book or dissertation directly to each member of the Bills Prize Committee by June 1, 2017:
Kevin J. Callahan, Ph.D
Previous award recipients:
2012-13: Gearóid Barry, The disarmament of hatred : Marc Sangnier, French Catholicism and the legacy of the First World War, 1914-45 (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
2010-11: Nicholas Krehbiel, General Lewis B. Hershey and Conscientious Objection during World War II (Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2011).
2008-09: Ross A. Kennedy, The Will to Believe: Woodrow Wilson, World War I, and America's Strategy for Peace and Security (Kent State University Press, 2009).
2006-07: Wesley Hogan, Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's Dream for a New America (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2007).
2003-05: Michael S. Foley, Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance During the Vietnam War (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2003).
PHS hopes to make the Bills Memorial Prize a self-perpetuating endowment. You may make an online donation to this fund in memory of Scott Bills at http://peacehistorysociety.wordpress.com/.
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