Deadline: 14 September 2012
The competition aims to encourage new scholarship and a platform for fresh ideas in the study of radicalisation and political violence, and to bring an international perspective to this work, by involving ICSR’s international partners.
The essay prize, run by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, has been commissioned in honour of Sir Chaudhry Muhammed Zafrullah Khan, an alumnus of King’s College London, international jurist and a distinguished Pakistani diplomat who was became the first Asian President of the International Court of Justice and the seventeenth President of the UN General Assembly.
For this year’s competition, candidates are asked to respond to the following question: ‘Does the killing of bin-Laden represent a watershed in US-Pakistan relations?'
The competition is open to students of any nationality, enrolled on undergraduate or master’s courses at any of the institutions partnered to ICSR:
• War Studies Department, King’s College London
• ICT, IDC Herzliya
• RCCP, Jordan Institute of Diplomacy
• ISTAR, University of Pennsylvania
• Center for Peace and Security Studies, Georgetown University
• Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies, Islamabad
• Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi
The deadline for applications is 14 September 2012.
One prize, of £1,000, will be awarded to the author of the best essay. The award will be made on the basis of originality, logical argument, sound analysis, style, clarity and conciseness. Essays should be no longer than 2,000 words.
Students are asked to send one copy of their essay to Katie Rothman at: Strand Bridge House, 138-142 Strand, London, WC2R 1HH or firstname.lastname@example.org
For queries/ submissions: email@example.com