The Radomir Luza Prize


Background & Application

The American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance and the Center Austria of the University of New Orleans are pleased to announce the award of first annual Radomir Luza Prize for an outstanding work in the field of Austrian and/or Czechoslovak World War II studies, particularly in the fields of diplomatic history, resistance and war studies.

This prize carries a cash award of $500.00 and seeks to encourage research in the above mentioned fields focusing on the time period between the Anschluss and the end of the Second World War.

To be eligible for the 2015 Radomir Luza Prize competition, the book or dissertation must have been published (or a dissertation defended) between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. Authors must be citizens or resident aliens (holders of “green cards”) of the United States or Canada. Dissertations must have been awarded by a North American University. The language of the work must be English. To be considered for the Radomir Luza Prize competition, please send a copy of your work electronically to The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2015. The winner will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, October 2015 in Washington, DC.