The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) is calling for nominations for the first annual NIHSS Book, Creative Collection, and Digital Contribution Awards.
These awards will be held annually to honour outstanding, innovative and socially responsive scholarship, creative as well as digital contributions that enhance and advance fields in the humanities and social sciences. The awards shall recognise and celebrate those members of the Humanities and Social Sciences community who are undertaking the necessary work of creating postapartheid and post-colonial forms of scholarship, creative production, and digital humanities outputs.
The Books category includes Best Non- Fiction/Manuscript, Best Non-Fiction – Edited Volume, Best Fiction Book (novel, short-stories, volume of poetry, play) and Best Fiction – Edited Volume. The awards are valued at R60 000.
Deadline: This has been extended to 18 September 2015