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Brill announces the Winner of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize 2016

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Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 15 December 2016

To encourage and support early-career scholars seeking to publish in leading academic journals, Brill is awarding an annual prize for an outstanding article in the field of Middle East and Islamic Studies.

Winner of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize 2016

Brill is very happy to announce that the winner of the 2016 Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize is Fatma Öncel, PhD candidate at Boğaziçi University, Turkey.

Her article "Land, Tax and Power in the Ottoman Provinces: The Malikane-Mukataa of Esma Sultan in Alasonya (c. 1780-1825)" was chosen as the winner by the board of Brill's journal Turkish Historical Review (www.brill.com/THR). Read the praise and an abstract of her article on the Early Career Paper Prize website page: http://www.brill.com/about/winner-middle-east-and-islamic-studies-early-...

Fatma will receive a €750,- cash prize and her article will be published in an upcoming issue of Turkish Historical Review. It will be free to access up until a month after publication. More information will follow in Brill’s upcoming email newsletters: http://www.brill.com/email-newsletters.

Brill’s Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize is made possible by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for publishing. For more information about the award, please visit the Early Career Paper Prize website page.

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden, Boston and Singapore, Brill today publishes 265 journals and about 900 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

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