BASAS Book Prize 2024: Winner Announcement

The BASAS Book Prize panel for 2022 publications had an excellent field of books to evaluate. Ultimately the Book Prize panel were unanimous about the decision to award the prize jointly to two very worthy winners for their outstanding scholarship: Olly Akkerman for A Neo-Fatimid Treasury of Books: Arabic Manuscripts among the Alawi Bohras of South Asia (Paul Mellon Centre, 2022) and Sushmita Pati, Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi (Cambridge UP, 2022)

Congratulations to Olly and Sushmita!

The BASAS Council would also like to thank this year’s Book Prize judging panel for all their hard work in bringing the process to this conclusion.  Many many thanks to

Professor Emirata Patricia Jeffery (Chair)

Professor Pratik Chakrabarti

Professor William Gould

Professor Prathivadi Anand