radomír luža prize

Annual Radomír Luža Prize for Best Manuscript in Austrian/Czechoslovak Studies in the World War II Era

The American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance and Center Austria: The Austrian Marshall Plan Center for European Studies of the University of New Orleans have conducted the search for the Radomír Luža Prize for an outstanding work in the field of Austrian and/or Czechoslovak World War II studies since 2012. Since 2017, the prize is being bestowed by the German Studies Association (GSA). This prize carries a cash award of $1,000.00 financed by the Zukunfstfonds der Republik Österreich. It seeks to encourage research in the above mentioned fields focusing on the time period of the 1930s and 1940s.

To be eligible for the Radomír Luža Prize competition, the book or dissertation must have been published (or a dissertation defended) between January 1 and December 31 of the year previous to the announcement. 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 Radomír Luža Prize competition, please send a copy of your work electronically to: gjbischo@uno.edu and/or winfried.garscha@doew.at. The deadline for submissions August 27 of the year the prize is announced and the winner will be announced at the GSA annual conference banquet later in the fall of that year.