Best First Article Prize:
The committee for the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies’s Best First Article Prize in Iberian History invites submissions for this year’s competition. Articles on Iberian history published in 2012, 2013 or 2014 and in any of the three languages of the Association (English, Portuguese, and Castilian) are eligible for the prize, which carries an honorarium of $250. Each submission must be its author’s first published article to be considered for the prize, and authors must be active members of the ASPHS to be eligible for consideration. This year’s award will be announced at the 2015 annual meeting of the ASPHS in Baltimore, Maryland.
A copy of the published article, the table of contents of the journal or volume in which the article was published, and the author’s c.v., including current contact information, must accompany each submission. Please email complete materials in pdf form to each of the three members of the prize committee. Please direct queries to the chair of the prize committee. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2014, but early submissions are strongly encouraged.
Ruth MacKay, Best First Article Prize Committee Chair
A.H. de Oliveira Marques Prize:
The Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies solicits submissions for the annual A. H. de Oliveira Marques Prize. The A. H. de Oliveira Marques Prize was created by means of a generous endowment from Dr. Harold B. Johnson, of the University of Virginia, in memory of the distinguished Portuguese historian, A. H. de Oliveira Marques (1933-2007). The prize, which carries an honorarium of $250, will be awarded each year for the best peer-reviewed article or book chapter on Portuguese history published during the previous year. This year’s award will be announced at the 2015 annual meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese History in Baltimore, Maryland. Submitted articles or book chapters may be written in Portuguese, English, Castilian or French, but only articles on Portuguese history published within the 2014 calendar year will be considered. Authors must be active members of the ASPHS to be eligible.
Authors should submit (1) one electronic copy (via email) and one paper copy of the article or chapter and (2) a short (2-page) CV, including current address, to each of the three members of the prize committee below. Submissions must be received by all members of the committee by 31 January 2015.
Liam Brockey, Marques Prize Committee Chair
Department of History
Michigan State University
Old Horticulture Building
506 E. Circle Dr
East Lansing, MI 48824
Department of History
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079
Nuno Gonçalo Monteira
Instituto de Ciências Sociais
Universidade de Lisboa
Av. Professor Aníbal de Bettencourt, 9