The Donner Institute Prize for Outstanding Research into Religion 2014

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding research into religion. The nominations should be submitted by 31 January 2015. The prize announcement is posted on our website: http://www.abo.fi/forskning/en/di_priset

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding research into religion. The prize is awarded to a researcher in the field for a significant, relatively recent monograph or article, in printed or digital form. The research should have been carried out at a Nordic university.

The prize sum amounts to € 5,000. It was awarded for the first time at the Donner Institute Symposium in June 2010. The prize committee consists of the Donner Institute Board.
Nominations can be made by professors, supervisors and researchers in the field, one cannot however nominate oneself. The nomination of a maximum of two pages should include a short presentation of the researcher and the publication, as well as a motivation why the nominee should be awarded the prize. The nomination and the suggested publication should be sent in two copies to the Donner Institute.

The nominations should be sent by 31 January 2015 to Ruth Illman, secretary of the Donner Institute Board. Further information on the prize is provided by librarian Anna Nyman: anna.k.nyman@abo.fi
Turku, December 1, 2014

Donnerska institutets pris för framstående religionsforskning 2015
Donnerska institutet för religionshistorisk och kulturhistorisk forskning utlyser härmed sitt årliga pris för framstående religionsforskning.  Förslagen ska lämnas in senast den 31 januari 2015. Utlysningen finns i sin helhet på vår webbplats:http://www.abo.fi/forskning/di_priset

Contact Information:

The Donner Institute
PO Box 70
20501 Turku, Finland
donner.institute@abo.fi
www.abo.fi/donnerinstitute

Åbo/Turku, 1 December 2014
Ruth Illman, Director
The Donner Institute

 

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Sociology of Religion Study Group 2015 Peter B. Clarke Memorial Prize

The BSA Socrel Study Group invites essay submissions on any aspect of contemporary religion addressed from a sociological perspective.

Final Deadline: 31 January, 2015 - completed submission form should be emailed to aratalp@gmail.com

The essay competition submission form can be download HERE.

The Winner of the Prize will receive:

  • A Free Day’s Pass for the Annual Socrel Conference 7-9 July 2015 hosted by Kingston University (worth £175)
    - A cheque for £100 (sponsored by Taylor & Francis)
    - A £50 voucher for books from Taylor & Francis (sponsored by Routledge)
    - A year’s subscription to the Journal of Contemporary Religion
    - An opportunity to get published in the Journal of Contemporary Religion
    (subject to the JCR’s normal peer review)
    - A second prize cheque for £50, if the judges decide that there is a runner-up
    (sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

Submission Details:
- The essay should be between 5000 and 7000 words, including footnotes and
bibliography, and must not be available in print/electronic format or submitted for publication elsewhere.
- The essay should be sole authored, written in English and submitted as a single MS Word document attachment, including bibliography and cover sheet. Failure to incorporate the cover sheet will render disqualification.
- Submitting authors must follow the JCR style guide, and the winning essay
must be submitted to the JCR within 3 months of being awarded.
- Submitting authors must be postgraduates and a member of SOCREL to enter.
- Application forms and further details are available from the Study Group
website www.socrel.org.uk.
- Please forward electronic submission with cover sheet downloaded from the
Study Group website to Alp Arat (aratalp@gmail.com).

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