Radomir Luza Prize 2023

The American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance are pleased to announce the annual Radomir Luza Prize for an outstanding work in the field of Austrian and/or Czechoslovak history in the 20th Century with a special focus on Austrian/Czechoslovak Studies in the World War II Era. This prize, initiated in 2012 by Center Austria: The Marshall Plan Center for European Studies at the University of New Orleans, has been bestowed since 2017 by the German Studies Association (GSA) and carries a cash award of $1000.00. It seeks seeks to encourage research in the history of Austria and Czechoslovakia focusing on the time period of the 1930s and 1940s, i.e. on the fields Professor Radomír Luža worked in.

To be eligible for the 2023 Radomir Luza Prize competition, the book or dissertation must have been published (or a dissertation defended) between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.  Authors must be citizens or resident aliens (holders of “green cards”) of the United States or Canada. Dissertations must have been awarded by a North American University. The language of the work must be English.

To be considered for the Radomir Luza Prize competition, please send a copy of your work electronically to: winfried.garscha@doew.at

The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2023.  The winner(s) will be notified before September 5.

The awarding ceremony will take place at the Forty-Seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association to be held from October 5 through 8, 2023, at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel in Montréal, Québec, Canada.