Awards News

Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Award Winners

The Humanities and Social Sciences: Book, Creative and Digital Awards (2017) hosted by the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) in a ceremony held last night (29 March 2017) announced its winners.  From the respective categories, the winners are Book: Non-Fiction Monograph: (joint-winners) “Declassified - Moving beyond the dead-end of race in South Africa” by Maré, Gerhard (Jacana Media), and “Regarding Muslims: From slavery to post-apartheid” by Baderoon, Gabeba (Wits University Press); Book: Non-Fiction Edited Volume

HSS 2017 Award Update…

Preparations for the 2017 NIHSS Book, Creative Collection and Digital Contribution Awards are now at an advanced stage having closed on 19 December. Now in its second year, the awards aim to honour scholars contributing to building and dynamising the Humanities and Social Sciences. According to those in charge of the screening team, they have received quite a substantial number of submissions. The Awards organising committee noted that they will announce shortlisted materials as soon as the evaluation process is finalised.