Call for Proposals | The Robert Wistrich Prizes | 2021

February 2, 2021


The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism


The Robert Wistrich Prizes | 2021
for Outstanding Advanced Students, Young Researchers and Junior Faculty

The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, under the auspices of the Knapp Family Foundation will award during the academic year 2020–2021 up to four Wistrich Prizes to young scholars who have shown exceptional excellence, depth and originality in their work, and whose research focuses on the phenomena of antisemitism, racism and discrimination through the ages, from different disciplinary angles and/or comparative perspectives in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Medicine.

Amount of the Prize: $2,500

Qualified candidates must be MA (with a research orientation) or PhD students, or young scholars (up to three years after the completion of their PhD) from any Israel university.

Submissions should include:

  1. An MA thesis (with a grade of 95 or higher); a PhD thesis; or an article
  2. Two recommendation letters from leading scholars in the field
  3. A letter from the candidate detailing the contribution of her/his research to the study of antisemitism and racism
  4. CV and contact information

For registration and further instructions, access the website:

Last date to submit applications is April 30, 2021.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Martina Weisz;


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