Call for Applications | The Robert Wistrich Prizes | 2022

February 6, 2022

The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Announces

The Robert Wistrich Prizes | 2022
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 2021–2022 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, discrimination and different forms of persecution throughout history, from different disciplinary angles and/or comparative perspectives in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Law.

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. Cover letter.
  2. CV and contact information.
  3. Summary of an MA or PhD thesis (up to 5 pages), or an article
  4. Two recommendation letters from scholars in the field.

For registration and further instructions, access the website:

Last date to submit applications is April 30, 2022.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Martina Weisz;

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