Sean McMeekin wins prize for The Berlin-Baghdad Express

The Berlin-Baghdad Express: The Ottoman Empire and Germany’s Bid for World Power, has been named the winner of this year’s Barbara Jelavich Book Prize. The prize is sponsored by Charles Jelavich and is awarded annually by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (formerly AAASS) for a distinguished monograph published on any aspect of Southeast European or Habsburg studies since 1600, or nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ottoman or Russian diplomatic history. The prize carries with it an award of $500.