Deadline: July (exact date announced annually) Prize history The new HPGRG Undergraduate Dissertation Prize was first awarded in 2008.
From 2008 to 2014, Dr Heike Jöns (Loughborough University) served as HPGRG Undergraduate Dissertation Prize Officer.
In addition, SAGE will provide the prize-winner with a year’s free personal journal subscription – either We welcome nominations that examine geographical knowledge, discourses and practices in academia, but also within schools and the public sphere.
Nominations are requested from Dissertation Supervisors or Heads of Department.
All dissertation submissions must be in the English language.
The cover or sheet should include the following: name, professional or home address, email, telephone and name of Ph D granting institution.
Recipe books, a relatively under-explored historical source, are a fascinating window into seventeenth-century domestic medicine.
They provide a truly compelling insight into early modern diseases and remedies, but also reveal people’s fears, beliefs and confidences in their own abilities and in the workings of the natural and supernatural worlds.
In the event that the committee considers that the quality of the entries does not warrant the awarding of any prize, it shall have the right to make no award.
Call for nominations The HPGRG annually awards an Undergraduate Dissertation Prize of £50 for outstanding original work in the history and/or philosophy of human geography, physical geography or associated fields.