Deadline: April 01, 2018

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General Description 

The German journal NTM Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites submissions for its annual article prize for young authors. Please submit previously unpublished manuscripts of article-length essays in the fields of history of science, technology and medicine. The prize will be given to the best submission. Initiated by the publishing house Birkhäuser in 2016, the prize includes a monetary award (400 EUR) and a book voucher (200 EUR). The prize committee includes two representatives of the NTM editorial board, and members of its advisory board. The prize will be awarded at the annual meeting of the newly founded Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, der Medizin und Technik (GWMT) in Bochum, Germany, September 12 - 14, 2018. 

Submissions are due by the 1st of April 2018 and shall be sent to the Managing Editor of NTM: [redaktionntm@itz.kit.edu]. All submissions will also be evaluated for potential publication in NTM.

Submissions and Conditions of Participation

Manuscripts (ca. 75,000 characters) should follow the journal’s instructions for authors and can be submitted in German, English or French. They are supposed to be methodically or theoretically innovative or should open up new areas of investigation. The competition is open to young authors who have yet to finish their PhD or who have already received it within four years of the date of their submission. After the prize is awarded, the manuscript will be officially submitted to NTM and published after successfully passing the peer-review process.

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