Call for Papers - 2020 Prize for Best Article

Call for Papers - 2020 Prize for Best Article

We are pleased to announce that the call for submissions for the 2020 Prize for Best Article for CBRL’s international peer-reviewed journal, Contemporary Levant, is now open.

The award recognises excellent research and scholarship that engages with current and emerging issues in the Levant to advance our understanding of the region. For more information about the aims and scope of the journal please see here. For articles not intended as competition entries, a rolling submissions system is in place throughout the year.

A committee from CBRL and the editorial board of Contemporary Levant will select the best article from submissions which will be published in Contemporary Levant in autumn 2020. The prize winner will receive £100 plus a one-year membership to CBRL. They will also be presented with a certificate of recognition at the CBRL annual general meeting held in December.

Eligibility: this is an open call. We are looking for original unpublished articles from scholars any stages of their careers and from different disciplines (anthropology, sociology, politics, religion and theology, language and linguistics cultural studies, modern history, social geography, media, film studies and literature). 

Submission: articles between 8,000 and 10,000 words (including abstract and footnotes) should be submitted as an electronic version to Kirsty Bennett:

Deadline: The deadline for submission is 10th July 2020.

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