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The Richard Gillespie Mediterranean Prize

Mediterranean Politics is pleased to announce the Richard Gillespie Mediterranean Prize for the best research article on the contemporary social and political dynamics of the Mediterranean region published in the Journal by an early career researcher.

The winning article is selected by a Prize Committee appointed by the Editorial Board. The winner earns a £200 prize and the winning article is made available in free access on the Mediterranean Politics website for one year.

We welcome contributions on politics and international relations as well as economics, human geography, sociology, anthropology and other relevant disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Examples of themes that are of interest to Mediterranean Politics include: foreign-policy making in the Mediterranean region, conflicts in the Mediterranean region, Southern European politics, migration/ borders/ exile and refugees policy in the Mediterranean region, transitional justice, memory in the Mediterranean region, global powers in the Mediterranean, revolution & insurgency, gender politics/policies in the Mediterranean. (N.B. the list is not exhaustive).

Criteria of Eligibility:

  • Be a PhD student or an early career scholar (up to four years after the PhD)
  • Submit a single-authored article or a co-authored article, provided all the authors fulfil the eligibility criteria.
  • Follow the publishing guidelines of Mediterranean Politics

Submission Instructions

Mediterranean Politics receives all manuscript submissions via Editorial Manager.

Editorial Manager allows for rapid submission of original and revised manuscripts, and facilitates the review process and internal communication between authors, editors, and reviewers via a web-base platform. 

For detailed information on how to format and submit your paper, please read the full Instructions for Authors.

Submit your Manuscript

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