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I Tatti Prize for Best Essay by a Junior Scholar
Villa I Tatti - The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce an annual prize for the best scholarly essay on an Italian Renaissance topic. The author must have obtained a PhD within the last five years. The essay must have been published in English or Italian during the previous calendar year. The subject can be any aspect of the Italian Renaissance, broadly defined as the period ranging from the 13th to the 17th centuries; essays could also address historiography. The selection committee will look for rigorous and original research, and convincing results expressed in clear and effective prose. The winning article or essay will be posted on our website, and the author will receive $1,000. Deadline each year: 1 June.
1. Applicants must have received a PhD, dottorato di ricerca or equivalent between 1 January 2008 and 30 June 2013.
2. Include the title of the journal, volume number, and page range. Only articles printed in 2012 are eligible. If the date on the title page is not 2012, please include proof of publication date below.
3. Current employees of I Tatti, or appointees from academic years 2012/13 or 2013/14 are not eligible.