Barbara W. Tuchman Prize for Best Paper in Historical International Relations by a Graduate Student [HIST]

Barbara Tuchman (1912-1989) was a Pulitzer winning historian whose expertise ranged from 14th century France to the World Wars of the 20th century. The award recognizes an outstanding paper presented at the previous ISA Annual Convention by a graduate student.

Details

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  1. Recipients must be a current member of ISA.
  2. Only papers presented on a topic of relevance to the HIST section at the ISA Annual Convention are eligible to be nominated for this award. 
  3. Papers that are co-authored by a faculty member are not typically eligible for consideration.
  • The recipient will receive a $300 (USD) cash prize and a certificate.
  • The recipient will be announced at the HIST Section Business Meeting at the ISA Annual Convention and will be recognized at the HIST Section reception.
  • Nominations by Panel Chairs, Advisors, and self-nominations should be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee by July 1st. " The selection committee is composed of three members appointed by the HIST section. The members of the current committee are: Ellen Ravndal (Chair), Edward Keene, Jaakko Heiskanen. 
  • The selection committee is composed of three members appointed by the HIST section.

Recipients

Congratulations to J. Luis Rodriguez, the 2021 recipient of the Barbara W. Tuchman Prize for Best Paper in Historical International Relations by a Graduate Student, for “Questioning Hierarchies: Latin American Responses to the Crafting of Nuclear Arms Controls“! See the previous recipients below.


Year Recipient Title
2021 J. Luis Rodriguez Questioning Hierarchies: Latin American Responses to the Crafting of Nuclear Arms Controls.
2020 Yuan Yi Zhu Kendrick Kuo Suzerainty, Semi-Sovereignty, and International Legal Hierarchies on China’s Borderlands The Geographic Sources of Military Doctrine: British and American Ways of Carrier Warfare, 1919-1939
2018 Tomas Wallenius After Great Thinkers: Emer de Vattel and the Making of Modern International Law
2018 Amanda Cheney Agency in International Order Transformation: Insights from the Appropriation of International Legal Discourse at the 1914 Simla Convention between Great Britain, China and Tibet

Committee Members

Ellen Ravndal | Chair
April 2021-2023
Department of Media and Social Science
University of Stavanger
Rennebergstien 30
N-4021 Stavanger
Norway

Edward Keene | Member
April 2021-2023
Christ Church
Oxford
OX1 1DP
United Kingdom

Jaakko Heiskanen | Member
April 2021-2023
2A Vy des Mores
1291 Commugny
Switzerland

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