How to apply:
Please complete the application form BAYLY-PRIZE-APPLICATION-FORM-2022, and return by email with a PDF of your thesis to The Director, Alison Ohta, firstname.lastname@example.org, and The Events Officer Matty Bradley email@example.com by Friday 15th April 2022.
Supervisors may nominate by name alone, but this must be followed by a direct application by the graduate by the closing date of Friday 15th April 2022, and two references will still be required by the same date.
Application details required:
PDF of thesis, Name, contact details, University, Certificate of the award of the PhD degree in 2021, title of thesis, short synopsis (500 words), chapter headings, name of supervisor and/or examiners and contact details for two referees.
Please note that references are also due by 15th April 2022 and should be sent to Alison Ohta firstname.lastname@example.org and Matty Bradley email@example.com. Examiners and supervisors can be referees.
The panel of adjudicators is composed of: Professor Benjamin Hopkins (George Washington University), Professor Susanne Brandtstädter (Koln), Professor Magnus Marsden (Sussex), Dr Rian Thum (Manchester), and Professor Arne Westad (Yale).
A shortlist will be published in September. The prizewinner will be announced at a special meeting of the RAS in October, and publication as a Royal Asiatic Society monograph will be offered. Other finalists will be eligible for consideration for an award of the Royal Asiatic Society’s Universities’ Prize Essay, and their work may be considered for publication by the RAS.