Call for Nominations for the 2015 MES Student Paper Award

The Middle East Section requests submissions for our 2015 Student Paper Award. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. The winner will receive a prize of $500, plus a chance to summarize the award winning paper in Anthropology News and at the 2015 AAA meeting in Denver.

Student paper prize submissions should be emailed to Kirsten Scheid ( – and the subject line must say “MES Student Prize.” 

The paper should include a cover page with the name of the professor and class for which the paper was written and email addresses for both the student and professor.

The deadline is May 15, 2015.