Inviting Nominations for the Goldziher Prize 2014
A $25,000.00 cash award made possible by the generosity of The William and Mary Greve Foundation for work that contributes significantly to reverence, understanding and collaboration in common moral purposes between Jews and Muslims. Those eligible for the award include scholars, artists and activists.
Named for the great 19th century Jewish Islamicist, Ignac Goldziher, the 2010 award was presented to Mark R. Cohen of Princeton University, and the 2012 award to Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Nominations, including self-nominations, accepted until November 15, 2013. The nomination process begins by downloading a nomination ballot per the instructions found here.
Ignac Goldziher “came to be recognized as Europe’s greatest scholar of Islam…(Susannah Heschel),” and “one of the profoundest and most original scholars in Europe…(Journal of the American Oriental Society).”