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2015 Peter B. Clarke Memorial Prize

2015 Peter B. Clarke Memorial Prize

British Sociological Association

Sociology of Religion Study Group

The BSA Socrel Study Group invites essay submissions on any aspect of contemporary religion addressed from a sociological perspective.

Final Deadline: 31 December, 2014

The Winner of the Prize will receive:

  • A cheque for £100 (sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

  • A £50 voucher for books from Taylor & Francis (sponsored by Routledge)

  • A year’s subscription to the Journal of Contemporary Religion

  • An opportunity to get published in the Journal of Contemporary Religion (subject to the JCR’s normal peer review)

  • A second prize cheque for £50, if the judges decide that there is a runner-up (sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

Submission Details:

  • The essay should be between 5000 and 7000 words, including footnotes and bibliography, and must not be available in print/electronic format or submitted for publication elsewhere.

  • The essay should be sole authored, written in English and submitted as a single MS Word document attachment, including bibliography and cover sheet. Failure to incorporate the cover sheet will render disqualification.

  • Submitting authors must follow the JCR style guide, and the winning essay must be submitted to the JCR within 3 months of being awarded.

  • Submitting authors must be a member of Socrel to enter.

  • Application forms and further details are available from the study group website

  • Please forward electronic submission with cover sheet downloaded from the study group website to Alp Arat (aratalp).