The Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict, an interest group of the American Society of International Law, welcomes nominations of books, book chapters, and articles for the Francis Lieber Prize -- one given annually to a book, and another to a chapter/article, judged outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict.
Any work in the English language, by an author 35 years old or younger, published during 2011 or whose publication is imminent at the time of submission may be nominated. Topics within the scope of the award include:
► Use of force in international law;
► Conduct of hostilities during international and non international armed conflicts;
► Protected persons and objects under the law of armed conflict;
► Law of weapons, operational law, rules of engagement, occupation law, peace operations, counterterrorist operations, and humanitarian assistance; as well as
► Other topics bearing on the application of international law during armed conflict or other military operations.
The prizes will be announced at ASIL's annual meeting on March 28-31, 2012, in Washington, D.C.
Deadline for submission is January 16, 2012; details here.