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2020 Master's dissertation prizes in Levantine studies

2020 Master's dissertation prizes in Levantine studies

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to announce two new Master's dissertation prizes in the field of Levantine studies for the academic year 2019/2020:

  • Levantine archaeology or history: the CBRL prize for a final-year Master's dissertation, or major research paper
  • Contemporary Levantine studies: the CBRL prize for a final-year Master's dissertation, or major research paper

‚ÄčWe invite UK based heads of departments or chairs of departmental examination boards to nominate one final year dissertation in one of the above subject areas. Where a department covers both the ancient and contemporary Levant, one nomination for each prize may be entered.

The dissertation should be the best in the subject area (of Distinction quality), focus on a topic relating to Levantine studies whether ancient or modern and make an original contribution to research debates, and be of excellent quality.

Nominations will be entered into a national competition for the 2020 CBRL Master’s dissertation prizes.

Prize: £250, plus one-year membership of CBRL and acknowledgement on CBRL's website.

Nomination procedure

  1. November 2020: nominations should be made by departmental academic staff at Master's exam boards. Examiners/supervisors should make a case for the nomination (on the nomination form); the student should be informed that their dissertation has been nominated for the prize; student contact details should be given on the form.
  2. 30th November 2020: deadline for departments to send electronic PDF of nominated dissertation together with completed nomination form to mslaughter@cbrl.ac.uk. 
  3. Early 2021: students and departments informed of successful outcomes.

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