Soyuz’s annual article prize recognizes an outstanding article in postsocialist studies published by a junior scholar in the preceding year.
The winner in 2017 was Dr. Madgalena E. Stawkowski for her article “‘I Am a Radioactive Mutant:’ Emergent Biological Subjectivities at Kazakhstan’s Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site,” which appeared in American Ethnologist: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/amet.12269/abstract
Honorable mentions went to:
Dr. Lily Chumley, for “Seeing Strange: Chinese Aesthetics in a Foreign World,” published in Anthropological Quarterly: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/613675/pdf
Dr. Emily Channel-Justice, for “‘We’re Not Just Sandwiches:’ Europe, Nation, and Feminist (Im)Possibilities on Ukraine’s Maidan,” which appeared in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/689639
The inaugural article prize was awarded to Dr. Inna Leykin for “Rodologia: Genealogy as Therapy in Post Soviet Russia,” which appeared in Ethos: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/etho.12078/abstract
Receiving honorable mentions were: