[URBANTH-L]2005 Leeds Prize Submissions

Robert Rotenberg rrotenbe at depaul.edu
Tue Apr 12 10:31:32 EDT 2005

The Leeds Prize is awarded by SUNTA (Society for
Urban/National/Transnational Anthropology -- formerly known as the
Society for Urban Anthropology) each year for an outstanding
contribution to urban anthropology; the prize is named in honor of the
late Anthony Leeds, a distinguished pioneer in urban anthropology. The
Prize Committee for this year is chaired by Catherine Lutz and includes
Kim Hopper (winner of the 2003 Leeds Prize for his book Reckoning with
Homelessness (Cornell University Press) and the 2004 winner.  This
year's deadline for submission will be June 30, 2005 for the receipt of
books for consideration. Letters of nomination (from an author, a
colleague, or a publisher) and *three* copies of the book should be sent

Catherine Lutz
Chair, Leeds Prize Committee
c/o Department of Anthropology
Giddings House
128 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02912

Please be sure that books are clearly marked "for Leeds Prize

To be eligible for consideration a book must be relevant to the field
of urban anthropology, but it does not have to be written by someone who
is professionally identified as an anthropologist. The book must have a
publication date of 2004. Textbooks and anthologies will not be
considered, but books of original scholarship by more than one author
will be considered.

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