Gypsy Lore Society Young Scholar's Prize in Romani Studies
Awarded by Gypsy Lore Society
To recognize outstanding work by young scholars in Romani (Gypsy) studies.
Graduate students beyond the 1st year of study and PhD holders no more than 3 years beyond the degree. An unpublished paper not under consideration for publication is eligible for this award as well as self-contained scholarly articles of publishable quality that treat a relevant topic in an interesting and insightful way.
Submission file format is rich text file (RTF, PDF, MS word compatible). Files bigger than 5 MB should be presented on CD to the postal address below. A cover sheet should be included with the title of the paper, the author's name, affiliation, mailing, email address, telephone and fax number, date of entrance into an appropriate program or of awarding of the PhD, and US social security number, if the author has one. The applicant's name should appear on the cover sheet only.
Gypsy Lore Society
The Gypsy Lore Society, an international association of persons interested in Gypsy Studies, was formed in the United Kingdom in 1888. The Gypsy Lore Society, North American Chapter, was founded in 1977 in the United States of America and since 1989, has continued as the Gypsy Lore Society. The Society's goals include the promotion of the study of the Gypsy peoples and analogous itinerant or nomadic groups, dissemination of information aimed at increasing understanding of Gypsy culture in its diverse forms and establishment of closer contacts among Gypsy scholars.