Abramson Prize for Modern Hebrew Studies

Subject Area: Modern Hebrew Literature
Chair: Professor Mark Smith - Chair of Faculty Board
Administrator: TBA

Previous Awards:

  • A prize is awarded, each year, to the candidate who has produced the best essay or achieved the best finals mark in the papers in Modern Hebrew Literature, in the Honour School Examinations, in Oriental Studies, or in any associated Joint Honour School examinations.

Regulation

1. Abramson Prize for Modern Hebrew Literature

[Made by the General Purposes Committee of Council on 11 October 2007]

1. The donation from Professor Glenda Abramson, Cowley Lecturer in Post-Biblical Hebrew (1989-2004) together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be known as the “Abramson Prize for Modern Hebrew Literature”.

2. The University shall retain all of the donations as a permanent endowment and shall apply the net income of the donations towards the object of the Fund, which shall be to award a Prize each year to the candidate who has produced the best essay or achieved the best finals mark in the papers in Modern Hebrew Literature in the Honour School Examinations in Oriental Studies or in any associated Joint Honour School examinations.

3. The Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies shall be responsible for the administration of the Fund.

4. The examiners for the above examinations may decide whether to award the Prize on the basis of individual essays or final results. The examiners may decline to award a Prize in any year if no candidate has achieved a suitable standard of work in Modern Hebrew Literature.

5. Any unspent income may be carried forward for use in subsequent years.

6. Regulations 3–5 may be amended by Council.

Standing Order

Abramson Prize for Modern Hebrew Studies

The Faculty Board shall award a Prize each year, on the recommendation of the examiners, to the candidate who has produced the best essay or achieved the best finals mark in the papers in Modern Hebrew Literature in the Honour School Examinations in Oriental Studies or in any associated Joint Honour School examinations, in accordance with Statutes 2000, as amended in the Gazette, 11 October 2007.

Committee Members

  • Prof Mark Smith
  • Prof Margaret Hillenbrand
  • Prof Eugene Rogan
  • Prof Barend ter Haar
  • Prof Polly O'Hanlon
  • Mrs Jieun Kiaer
  • Prof Edmund Herzig
  • Dr Nadia Jamil
  • Prof Dominic Brookshaw
  • Prof Martin Goodman
  • Prof Laurent Mignon
  • Prof Julia Bray
  • Prof Imre Bangha
  • Prof Rachel Murphy
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