Call For Nominations: 2023 ABILA Book Awards
The American Branch of the International Law Association is now accepting nominations for the 2023 ABILA Book Awards. The Book Awards Committee is pleased to offer three separate awards, as follows:
• ABILA Book of the Year Award: Awarded each year to the best book published in the previous year on international law or a topic in international law.
• ABILA Practitioners Book Award: Awarded each year to the best book published in the previous year on a technical topic in international law or on a topic likely to be of particular interest to practitioners of international law.
• ABILA New Authors Book Award: Awarded each year to the best first book published on international law or a topic in international law by an author who has not previously published a book on this or any other subject.
Award Description: The book awards shall consist of plaques or standing crystal awards engraved with the recipient’s name(s) and the name of the award. The awards shall be announced and presented to the recipients at International Law Weekend 2023 and the winners’ names shall be included in the list of all past Book of the Year Award winners on the American Branch’s website.
Eligibility requirements: Recipients must be current members of the American Branch in good standing at the time of receiving the award. Eligible books must have been published within the calendar year of nomination or the preceding calendar year. The book must address some aspect of international law.
Procedure for nomination: A book may be nominated to the Award Committee by any person. Please indicate which award(s) the book is being nominated for. To be considered for the award, the nominator, author(s), or publisher must send either an electronic or hard copy of the book directly to the chair of the ABILA Book Award Committee (see below). Nominations and books must be received by July 1, 2023. Hard copies of books nominated will not be returned.
Send Nominations to the Chair of the Book Awards Nomination Committee:
Professor Mortimer Sellers (Chair)
ABILA Book Award Committee
c/o Professor Mortimer Sellers
615 County Line Road
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087