Best Article Award from The International Politics of Migration, Refugees and Diaspora Working Group

BISA's International Politics of Migration, Refugees and Diaspora Working Group will award one prize of for the best article published at the intersection of international politics and migration studies broadly understood for an article published in an academic journal in 2017 and 2018. 
 
The award recognises an article that excels in originality, significance and rigour in the broadly defined field of the international politics of migration. 
 
 
General Information
 
Recipients must meet the following criteria:
 
Recipients must be current members of BISA at the time of submitting the article for consideration by the selection committee.
Articles eligible for the award must fall into the broadly defined category of international politics of migration studies. 
Eligibility: Eligible articles can be either single-authored or multi-authored.
Nominations: Authors can self nominate if they so wish. To be considered for the 2019 prize, articles must be published in either 2017 or 2018.
 
 
Prize
 
Prize £100 voucher is awarded to the recipient.
 
 
Selection Process
 
Articles submitted will be judged by the award committee (listed below).
Articles will be judged on their rigour, originality and significance to the field. 
The recipient will be announced at a working group business meeting held during a BISA Annual Conference or at another venue of the working group by the end of 2019.
 
 
How To Apply
 
If you (or for publishers, your press) have published an article that falls within the time frame and the relevant subject matter category and you would like it considered for the prize, please send a copy of this article to each member of the committee indicated below, by 30 June 2019. 
 
Please include a brief statement (300 words) explaining how the article relates to the field of international politics of migration broadly understood, and indicate how it provides an original scholarly contribution in a rigorous and significant fashion.  
 
Articles must be published electronically or in print by 31 December, 2018; a DOI number is necessary to be considered for the 2019 prize.
 
 
Committee Members
 
Amanda Russell Beattie  (Chair) (Aston University) 
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Foteini Kalantzi (Oxford University)
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Neil Wilson (Leicester University)
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