In honour of our founder, the late Professor Peter Isaac, Print Networks announces the foundation of a biennial essay prize for the best essay in the field of the History of the Book Trade in the Anglophone world.
The essay can be on any aspect of the History of the Book Trade in the Anglophone world during the incunabula or print eras. Papers drawing on research in primary sources and critical, methodological or theoretical essays are welcome.
Any student registered for a postgraduate degree (masterís or doctoral) is eligible to enter the competition. Early career scholars within three years of completion of their PhD are also eligible, as are independent scholars without a formal affiliation.The text of the essay (exclusive of references and bibliography) must be between 6000 and 8000 words.The prize will be announced in early July via email, on the Print Networks website and will be awarded publically at the Print Networks conference.The prize will be £150 plus free entry (including food, drink and overnight accommodation) to the annual Print Networks conference in Chichester from 23-25th July 2013.
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