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Call for Nominations: The 2022 Dan David Prize

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Dan David Prize

Call for Nominations: The 2022 Dan David Prize

The Dan David Prize is turning its focus to history and the study of the past. We will award up to 9 prizes annually of $300,000 each to early- and midcareer researchers and practitioners to recognize significant achievements in the study of the past and support the winners’ future endeavors.

We are holding an open nomination process, seeking outstanding researchers in disciplines such as history, archaeology, art history, digital humanities and human palaeontology. Nominees could come from within academia or outside it, and include independent scholars, public historians, museum curators and documentary filmmakers.

Nominations for the 2022 Prize are now open and we will be accepting submissions until Nov. 1, 2021. Anyone can nominate. Self-nominations will not be considered.

Nominees for the Dan David Prize should:

  • Be engaged in outstanding and innovative work related to the study of the human past, employing any chronological, geographical and methodological focus
  • Have earned a doctorate or have equivalent experience
  • Have completed at least one major piece of work, such as a book, major publication(s), exhibition, documentary film or public humanities project
  • Exhibit strong potential for future scholarly excellence, innovation and leadership that will help shape the study of the past for years to come
  • Be in the early or mid-stage of their career

For more information and to nominate, click here.

The Dan David Prize is endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University.

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