The Journal of Ecclesiastical History’s World Christianities Essay Prize awards £500 each year to the author of an original research article on any subject relating to the history of Christianity
The Journal of Ecclesiastical History’s World Christianities Essay Prize awards £500 each year to the author of an original research article on any subject relating to the history of Christianity outside Europe and North America since the year 700. The award is funded in part by a generous donation from the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide. The prize will be awarded Contributions are welcome from any historical subdiscipline and with any chronological or geographical focus within those parameters. Contributions will be assessed anonymously and are open to any author regardless of seniority or background. Entries from junior scholars are warmly encouraged.
The judges will be seeking to award the prize to an essay which displays rigorous and groundbreaking research, effectively communicated, and of significance to the wider discipline. The winning submission will be published as an article in the January 2021 number of the Journal, and the authors of other high-quality submissions may also be invited to publish in the Journal. The judges reserve the right not to make an award in the event that no submission meets the required standard.
Submissions should be prepared in accordance with the journal’s style guide and should not exceed 8,000 words, including notes.
The closing date for submissions is 31 March 2020, and the outcome of the competition will be announced in September 2020. Submissions should be sent as email attachments, with ‘World Christianities Prize’ in the subject line, to Mrs Mandy Barker at [email protected] .