REMINDER: Hobbes Studies Essay Competition

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Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Intellectual History, Philosophy, Political Science

Reminder that the Hobbes Studies Essay Competition ends 30 June 2016. Please find complete details below. You can also find our recent issue here:

Hobbes Studies Essay Competition 2016

Hobbes Studies is pleased to invite submissions to the 2016 Hobbes Studies Essay Competition. Submissions should treat the philosophical, political historical, literary, religious, or scientific aspects of the thought of Thomas Hobbes and be no more than 10 000 words. Essays are invited from researchers in any field who are currently enrolled in postgraduate study or completed their PhD no earlier than 30th June 2011. Submissions must be received by 30th June 2016. The judges reserve the right not to make an award.

All submissions should be uploaded to the journal's Editorial Manager website: When submitting your manuscript for consideration, please note in the comments box that you desire to be considered for the 2016 competition (immediately before uploading the files), and include your CV. Submissions must follow Hobbes Studies submission guidelines. For questions, please email the Assistant Editor at Essays must not have been previously published or simultaneously submitted for consideration elsewhere.

Submissions will be considered for publication in a forthcoming issue of Hobbes Studies. The winning essay will be awarded 350 euros, a year’s subscription to the journal and be published in Hobbes Studies.

About the Journal
Hobbes Studies is an international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. It publishes research (articles, book symposia, research notes and book reviews) about philosophical, political historical, literary, religious, and scientific aspects of Thomas Hobbes’s thought. For previous issues, and further information see

Gabriella Slomp, University of St Andrews

Associate Editor
Marcus Adams, University at Albany, SUNY

Assistant Editor
Joanne Paul, New College of the Humanities, London

Founding Editor
Martin A. Bertman†

Editorial Board
Timo Airaksinen, University of Helsinki
Jeffrey Barnouw, The University of Texas at Austin
Adrian Blau, King's College London
Mónica Brito-Vieira, University of York
Juhana Lemetti, University of Helsinki
Sir Noel Malcolm, All Souls College, Oxford
Aloysius P. Martinich, The University of Texas at Austin
Timothy Raylor, Carleton College
Rosamond Rhodes, CUNY


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