Prize Call: Vulcan Early-Career Prize

Type: Prize

Name: Early-Career Prize

Location: n/a

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Sponsoring Institution: Vulcan


Vulcan invites submissions for its Early-Career Prize for an academic article of outstanding quality on the history of military technology. The winning article will be published in the 2020 volume (8) of Vulcan, and will officially be announced as the prize winner in the journal volume as well as on the journal webpage. The winner will receive a cash prize of €500. Submissions for the prize should be submitted by 31 December 2019 and will be evaluated by regular peer-review and the editorial board. In order to allow for sufficient time for the peer review process, early submissions are welcomed.

The prize is open to current graduate students and recent graduates who obtained their doctoral degree after January 1, 2014. We welcome submissions about the history of military technology from all regions and time periods.

Articles should be based extensively on primary research, must not have been previously published in another form or outlet, and should not be currently under consideration by another journal or book series. Papers should include an abstract of approximately 150 words and 5–8 keywords, with a main text of 6,000– 10,000 words. Essays should be written in English and conform to The Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition). Detailed submission instructions can be found here.

Contact Information:
Steven A. Walton

Posted: July 09, 2019