Due April 4 | I Tatti Prize for Best Essay by a Junior Scholar

This annual prize is awarded to a junior scholar for the best scholarly article on an Italian Renaissance topic, published in English or Italian. The subject can be any aspect of the Italian Renaissance, broadly defined as the period ranging from the 13th to the 17th centuries, including historiography. The selection committee looks for rigorous and original research, and convincing results expressed in clear and effective prose. The winning article will be posted on the I Tatti website, and the author will receive $1,000.
 1.  Applicants must be advanced PhD candidates (with an approved dissertation topic) or hold a PhD (or an equivalent doctorate, e.g. dottorato di ricerca). PhD certificates must bear a date after 1 January 2009.
2.  Only journal articles published in 2014 are eligible.
3.  Current employees of I Tatti, appointees from academic years 2014/15 or from years 2015/16 are not eligible.
To apply: http://itatti.harvard.edu/news/april-4-deadline-best-essay-prize