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The Richard Gillespie Mediterranean Prize for Early Career Researchers

Mediterranean Politics is pleased to announce the launch of 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 will be selected by an international Prize Committee appointed by the Editorial Board. The winner will earn a £250 prize and a one-year free subscription to the journal.

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, inter alia, 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, (this list is not exhaustive).

Criteria of Eligibility:

  • Be a PhD student or an early career scholar (2 years maximum after a 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

Mediterranean Politics

Mediterranean Politics is a refereed journal which brings together research on the contemporary politics and international relations of the Mediterranean and the regions surrounding it.

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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.

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