The BSA (British Sociological Association) Sociology of Religion Study Group (Socrel) invites essay submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on any aspect of contemporary religion addressed from a sociological perspective.
Final Deadline: 29 May 2022
The Winner of the Essay Prize will receive:
- a Full Pass for the Socrel Annual Conference – to be taken up by reimbursing fees for the 2022 Annual Virtual Conference or applying the prize to the following year’s event
- 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 (the winning essay is subject to JCR’s normal peer review process)
- The essay should be between 6000 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 written in English and submitted as a single MS Word document attachment, including bibliography and cover sheet. Please number your pages
- Submitting author(s) must follow the JCR style guide
- The winning essay must be submitted to JCR no later than October 6, 2022 (late submissions are not accepted).
- Submitting authors (including all co-authors, if any) must be postgraduates or early career researchers (PhD awarded within the previous three years) and be/become members of Socrel to enter.
- Application form and details are available from the Socrel website: https://www.britsoc.co.uk/groups/study-groups/sociology-of-religion-study-group/funding/
- Electronic submissions with cover sheet downloaded from the Study Group website should be sent to Dr Isabella Kasselstrand: firstname.lastname@example.org