The Columbia University's European Studies First Article Prize 2016


October 01, 2016

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About program

The European Studies First Article Prize honors new writers of articles about European history, society, economics, or culture published within a two-year period. Two prizes will be awarded in 2017, one to a scholar working in the humanities and one to a scholar working in the social sciences. 

A multi-disciplinary First Article Prize Committee appointed by the CES Executive Committee will choose the winner. Each prize winner will receive $500 and public recognition on CES' website and publications.


For the 2017 European Studies First Article Prize, each nominated article must meet the following criteria: 

  • be the first article published by the nominee in the field of European Studies in a peer-reviewed journal
  • be published between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2016
  • be the work of one author only or be an article on which the nominee is the first author
  • be authored by a member of CES or full-time faculty/a student of a member institution(for more information go to original link). 

Nominations may be submitted by the publisher, editor, author, or admiring colleagues, and must be accompanied by a nomination form and digital copy of the nominated article (articles should be directly attached to the nomination form.) Paper submissions will not be accepted.

Defining the Humanities and Social Sciences

For the purposes of the European Studies First Article Prize Competition, the Committee will adhere to the following definition of the Humanities and Social Sciences.  


  • English
  • Comparative literature
  • History
  • Classics
  • Religion
  • Philosophy
  • Rhetoric
  • Law
  • The Arts
  • Linguistics
  • Specific language studies

Social Sciences 

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Geography
  • Political Sciences/Goverment
  • Education
  • Communication/Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • International Relations 
  • Criminology
  • Psychology

For more information click "Further official information" below.

Eligible Countries
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Publish Date
July 07, 2016
Link To Original