Graduate Student Paper Prize, Middle East studies, education, youth studies

AMECYS Graduate Student Paper Prize--deadline extended to April 15

Type: Call for Papers
Subject Fields: Middle East History / Studies, Humanities, Childhood and Education

AMECYS Call for Papers:
Graduate Student Paper Prize

Extended submissions deadline: 15 April 2018

The Association of Middle East Children’s and Youth Studies (AMECYS) calls graduate students engaged in the study of children and youth in the region to submit their papers to the AMECYS graduate student paper prize. A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the winner at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) of North America’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, November 15-18, 2018.

Papers can be submitted in any capacity that aligns with AMECYS’ mission statement:

The AMECYS is a private, non-profit, international association for scholars with an interest in the study of children and youth in the Middle East, North Africa and their diasporic communities. Through interdisciplinary programs, publications, and services, AMECYS promotes innovative scholarship, facilitates global academic exchange, and enhances public understanding about Middle Eastern children and youth in diverse times and places.

Requirements for submission:
Papers should not exceed 7,500 (excluding bibliographies and endnotes)
The paper should never have been submitted for publication
The format needs to include: Standard font, Double-spaced, 1” margins, IJMES standards for endnotes and transliteration
Registered member of AMECYS
Proof of registered graduate student enrolment for the 2018-2019 academic year may be requested at a later date

Send submissions as a pdf or word doc to and .

The AMECYS graduate student representative, program chair and appointed committee will review all papers submitted by members of AMECYS that are received by the deadline of Sunday, April 15.

For queries, email AMECYS program chair at

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