Call for Submissions: Otto Hieronymi Prize for International Relations

Otto Hieronymi
Otto Hieronymi, former head of the department and founder of the annual International Humanitarian & Security Conference

The Otto Hieronymi Prize is a bi-annual book prize for the best scholarly monograph in the field of International Relations (including Political Science, International Economics, Diplomatic History, International Public Law, and Humanitarian, Migration/Refugee Issues). The prize was created and sponsored by the faculty of the Department of International Relations at Webster University Geneva in 2019 to honor Dr. Otto Hieronymi, former head of the Department and founder of the annual International Humanitarian & Security Conference (www.webster.ch/ihsc).

See the 2019 prize recipients here.

Submissions for this prize are open to all History, Politics and International Relations scholars worldwide. The Department of International Relations at Webster University Geneva administers the competition for the award, consisting of CHF 1’500 and a plaque, through an independent committee composed of two Webster University faculty members and one external scholar.

Submission Instructions

The general rules for submission are:

  • Entries must be published in English.
  • The monographs can be single authored or co-authored.
  • Edited volumes are not taken into consideration.
  • Books with a copyright of 2020 are also eligible for the 2021 award.
  • Nominations may be made by an author or a publisher.

Nominators must complete an online prize submission form for each book submitted. One copy of each entry must be sent to each committee member and clearly labeled “Hieronymi Prize Entry.”

Print copies are preferred unless otherwise indicated. If only e-copy is available, please contact review committee members beforehand to arrange submission format.

N.B. Entries must be received by December 20, 2021, to be eligible for the 2021 competition. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced on the Webster University Geneva website in June 2022 and recognized during a ceremony at the 27th International Humanitarian & Security Conference at the Geneva International Conference Center (www.cicg.ch) in the fall of 2022.

2021 Committee Members

For the 2021 prize, the committee is composed of:

Dr. Lionel Fatton
Webster University Geneva
15 Route de Collex
CH-1293 Bellevue GE
fatton@webster.ch

Prof. Michel Veuthey
Webster University Geneva
15 Route de Collex
CH-1293 Bellevue GE
veuthey@webster.ch

Dr. Dario Fazzi
Leiden University
P.O. Box 9500
NL-2300 RA Leiden   
d.fazzi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

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