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The Anna M. Cienciala Award for Best Edited Multi-Author Scholarly Volume | Award

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Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA)


Anthropology Art history Communication studies Cultural studies Economics Ethnology Film studies Gender studies History International relations Jewish studies Jurisprudence Linguistics Literary studies Media studies Other Philosophy Political science Religious studies Slavic studies Sociology Theatre studies Translation studies


The Anna M. Cienciala Award has been established to recognize the importance of collaborative scholarship and to honor Anna Cienciala, co-editor, with Natalia S. Lebedeva and Wojciech Materski, of a major collaborative work, Katyn: A Crime without Punishment (Yale University Press, 2008).  Eligible books must be edited multi-author collections of scholarly articles or essays in the various fields of Polish studies broadly understood. Editors and contributors need not be members of PIASA. The recipient(s) of the Anna M. Cienciala Award will receive a $1000 prize and will also be recognized during the PIASA’s annual conference at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, June 9-11, 2023.


  • The book must be written in the English language.
  • The book must have appeared during the 2021 calendar year.
  • Publications containing original research or new, original syntheses are eligible for consideration; self-published books are ineligible.

Nominations, including self-nominations, should include:

  • A cover letter marking the submission as a “Anna M. Cienciala Award Nomination”
  • A curriculum vitae of the editor or editors
  • Three copies of the nominated publication, one for each member of the committee

Questions, including those relating to contact information for sending nominations to award committee members, should be directed to Robert Blobaum at

The Anna M. Cienciala Award recipient will be selected by the following group of scholars:

Marek Kornat, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Rafał Stobiecki, University of Łόdź.

Further details

Robert Blobaum
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