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.
Call for Submissions
The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) welcomes submissions for its Best Article Prize. The prize is intended to identify and encourage innovative and well written research in the field of environmental history of Europe. It will be awarded to an article published in 2011 or 2012. Applications are welcomed from senior and junior scholars from all countries, even though some preference may be given to junior scholars from Europe. The prize will be awarded at the 7th ESEH Conference, 20-24 August 2013, in Munich, Germany.
The ESEH publication prize is intended for an article on any subject in European environmental history and in any European languages. The winner will receive a money prize worth of Euro 500 as well as travel grant (if needed) to attend 7th ESEH Conference, 20-24 August 2013, in Munich, Germany. Applicants are asked to submit their published article (including book chapters that are read as stand-alone work) by e-mail as a PDF-file to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the language of publication is not English, applicants should include a one-page English summary.
Complete applications must be received by 1 May 2013. The winner will be contacted in the end of June 2013.
ESEH Best article Prize
Dr Richard Hölzl
Seminar for Modern and Medieval History