At the 7th ESEH Conference in Munich the ESEH Best Article Prize 2013 was awarded to Ben M. Anderson (Keele University) for his article “The construction of an alpine landscape: building, representing and affecting the Eastern Alps, c. 1885–1914”, Journal of Cultural Geography 29:2 (2012), pp. 1-29.
The article is available online (currently in free access): http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08873631.2012.683288#.Uhsu2D9voms
The ESEH Best Article Prize committee consisted of Richard Hölzl (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), Marco Armiero (Universidad de Coimbra) and Tomasz Samojlik (Polish Academy of Sciences).
The committee decided to give an honorable mention to a second contribution: Santiago Gorostiza, Hug March and David Sauri. “Servicing Customers in Revolutionary Times: The Experience of the Collectivized Barcelona Water Company during the Spanish Civil War”, Antipode – A radical journal of geography, first published: 22 June 2012.