Best Article Prize 2022 Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


The AAS Article Prize is awarded for the best scholarly article published in an Australian journal. The call is sent out to the editor(s) of the following five eligible journals, who are responsible for nominating candidates.
Anthropological Forum
The Australian Journal of Anthropology (TAJA)
The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology (TAPJA)
Australian Aboriginal Studies (anthropological articles only)
Nominated articles are judged by a panel of three judges against the following criteria: Theoretical sophistication, Ethnographic depth, Lucid writing, Originality.

AAS Best Article Prize 2022:
Pini, Sarah (2022). Autoethnography and 'chimeric-thinking': A phenomenological reconsideration of illness and alterity. The Australian Journal of Anthropology 33(1): 34-46. DOI:
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting Organisations Australian Anthropological Society (AAS)