The Council for British Research in the Levant is pleased to announce the call for papers to enter CBRL’s Prize for Best Article for our international peer-reviewed journal, Contemporary Levant, is now open. Last year’s prize was awarded to Ann-Christin Wagner, former PhD candidate in social anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. 

The award recognises excellent research and scholarship that engages with current and emerging issues in the Levant that advances our understanding of the region. For more information about the aims and scope of the journal please see here.

A committee from CBRL and the editorial board of Contemporary Levant will select the best article from submissions; the article will be published in the October 2019 edition of Contemporary Levant. The prize winner will receive £100 plus a one-year membership to CBRL. The prize winner will 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 We are looking for original unpublished articles from scholars in different stages of their careers and from different disciplines: anthropology, sociology, politics, religion and theology, language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 Dr Alice Stefanelli: contemplevant@cbrl.org.uk

Deadline: The deadline for submission is 1st July 2019.

For more information, click here.

CBRL Call for Papers – 2019 Prize for Best Article