2018 Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize in German-Jewish Studies

The Leo Baeck Institute for the Study of the History and Culture of German-speaking Jewry is delighted to announce its 2018 Year Book Essay Prize. The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book is a fully refereed Oxford journal and covers cultural, social, and economic history. Appearing annually since 1956, it has become the field’s central and most comprehensive publication.

The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize was established to

• Stimulate new research on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry

• Promote young researchers in the field

The essay can be on any topic on the history and culture of German-speaking Central European Jewry from early modern times through to the present.

 

The prize

The winner will receive:

• Publication of the winning essay in the 2018 volume of the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book

• A cash prize of £500

• A free year’s print and online subscription to the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book

 

How to enter

Entries of 5-7,000 words should be submitted through our online submission system. Please refer to http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/lbaeck/for_authors for instructions on how to prepare and submit your manuscript. All entries will be peer reviewed anonymously. The winner will be selected from all entries recommended for publication by our peer reviewers.

The closing date is 15 January 2017.

 

Competition rules

The competition is open to recent PhDs and Postdocs who have received their PhD no more than 5 years ago. The entry must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

See http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/lbaeck/prize_submissions.html for the full competition rules.

The LBI Year Book

Published since 1956, The LBI Year Book, journal of the Leo Baeck Institute, remains at the forefront of the field, publishing the best scholarship on the history and culture of German-speaking Central European Jewry from early modern times to the post-war period. Articles cover the cultural, economic, political, social and religious history, the impact of anti-semitism and the Jewish response to it.

 

To subscribe to the Year Book please visit our Membership page by clicking here.

 

To submit a manuscript please visit leobaeck.oxfordjournals.org and follow the links for authors on the right hand side of the screen.

 

Editorial Board

Editors:
Cathy S. Gelbin, David Rechter, and Daniel Wildmann

Contributing Editors:
Edward Fram and Lisa Silverman

Editorial Manager:
Almut Becker

Manuscript Editors:
Kat Hall and Anna Kealy

Proofreader:
Christine Acosta

Founder Editor:
Robert Weltsch (1956-1978)

Editor Emeritus:
Arnold Paucker (1970-1992)
John A. S. Grenville (1993-2010)
Raphael Gross (2003-2014)

Advisory Board :

Steven E. Aschheim, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ofer Ashkenazi, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Avraham Barkai, Lehavoth Habashan

Andreas Brämer, Institute for the History of the German Jews
Michael Brenner, Ludwig Maximilians University, American University
Christopher Clark, University of Cambridge
Dan Diner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Shmuel Feiner, Bar Ilan University

Stefanie Fischer, University of Potsdam
Paul Franks, Yale University
Norbert Frei, Friedrich Schiller University
Evyatar Friesel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Katja Garloff, Reed College

Mark H. Gelber, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Abigail Green, University of Oxford
Neil Gregor, University of Southampton
Robin Judd, The Ohio State University
Marion Kaplan, New York University

Judith Keilbach, Utrecht University
Vivian Liska, University of Antwerp, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Paul Mendes-Flohr, University of Chicago, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Michael A. Meyer, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Peter Pulzer, University of Oxford
Brad Prager, University of Missouri

Jehuda Reinharz, Brandeis University
Miriam Ruerup, Institute for the History of the German Jews
Andrea Schatz, King’s College London
Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, TU Berlin
David Sorkin, Yale University
Martina Steer, University of Vienna
Guy Stern, Wayne State University
Bernard Wasserstein, Amsterdam
Yfaat Weiss, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Christian Wiese, Goethe University
Till van Rahden, University of Montreal

2017 Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize in German-Jewish Studies

The Leo Baeck Institute for the Study of the History and Culture of German-speaking Jewry is delighted to announce its 2017 Year Book Essay Prize. The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book is a fully refereed Oxford journal and covers cultural, social, and economic history. Appearing annually since 1956, it has become the field’s central and most comprehensive publication.

The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize was established to

• Stimulate new research on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry

• Promote young researchers in the field

 

The essay can be on any topic on the history and culture of German-speaking Central European Jewry from early modern times through to the post-war period and present.

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