PRIZE: 2023 Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize in German-Jewish Studies

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March 31, 2022
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Languages, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, German History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies
2023 Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize in German-Jewish Studies
The Leo Baeck Institute for the Study of the History and Culture of German-speaking Jewry is delighted to announce its 2023 Essay Prize. The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book is a fully refereed Oxford University Press journal and covers cultural, social, and economic history. A leading journal in the field, the Year Book has appeared annually since 1956.
The Essay Prize was established in 2011 to stimulate new research on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry, and to promote young researchers in the field. The essay can be on any topic on the history and culture of German-speaking Central European Jewry from early modern times through to the present.
The Prize
The winner will receive:
·      Publication of the winning essay in the 2023 volume of the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book
·      A cash prize of £500
·      A free year's print and online subscription to the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book
How to enter
Entries should be prepared according to Year Book house style and submitted through our online submission system. Please refer to theCompetition Rules for instructions on how to prepare and submit your manuscript. All entries will be peer reviewed anonymously. The winner will be selected from all entries recommended for publication by our peer reviewers. 
The closing date is 31 March 2022.
Competition rules 
The competition is open to recent PhDs and Postdocs who have received their PhD no more than 5 years ago. The entry must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Contact Info: 
Cathy Gelbin
Professor of Film and German Studies
AHRC Leadership Fellow 2021-22
Co-editor, Leo Baeck Institute Year Book. The Journal for German-Jewish History and Culture (Oxford Journals)
Department of Drama | School of Arts, Languages and Cultures  | University of Manchester  | Manchester M13 9PL  | UK