Nominations invited for 2007

The Professor M. L. Sondhi Memorial Trust and the M. L. Sondhi Institute for Asia-Pacific Affairs have instituted a Prize for International Politics beginning 2006, in honour of the late Professor M.L. Sondhi, to be given annually for “an outstanding contribution, relevant to India, to the theory or practice of international politics”. The Prize consists of Rs. one lakh, a plaque and an invitation to lecture in Delhi.

The M L Sondhi Prize is awarded by a Prize Selection Committee appointed by the Trust and Institute. The committee considers outside nominations and also commissions its own research.

Nomination Procedure:

        Nominations from renowned faculty, journalists, parliamentarians and current and former senior government officials should reach the committee by December 1st, 2007 to be considered for the 2007 M. L. Sondhi Prize. The nomination should consist of a letter of nomination that spells out the accomplishments of the nominee, citations to published work where appropriate and copies of published work where possible. For persons nominated solely for their contributions to the practice of international politics pointers to published analyses of the nominee’s accomplishments would be appropriate.

        Scholars who have published a book or an article in a highly reputed journal can also nominate themselves by December 1st, provided they include two copies of their book or article/s to be considered along with the letter of nomination.

Nominations will remain active for three years.

Conveners: Manish Dabhade, School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Prof Harsh Pant, Department of Strategic Studies, King’s College, London.

Nominations are to be sent to:

Manish Dabhade
Center for Politics, Organization and Disarmament
School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067

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