Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations Essay Competition

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations is pleased to announce a competition for early-career scholars and researchers.

A prize of £500 will be awarded for an essay that in the editors’ opinion makes and original contribution to the research aims of ICMR, and is of sufficient quality to be published in the journal.

It is open to students who are currently registered for doctoral research at a higher education institution, and those who have obtained a doctoral degree in the past two years.

Essays will be on a topic within the general scope of the journal:

  • the religion and culture of Islam, historical and contemporary
  • Islam and its relations with other faiths and ideologies
  • Christian-Muslim relations.

The prize winning article will be published in a forthcoming issue of ICMR.

All submissions must be in English, between 8,000 and 12,000 words long, and must conform to the guidelines for the journal.

The deadline for submission is 31 December 2012.

Essays should be sent together with proof of eligibility to either Professor David Thomas, or to Professor Greg Barton, either of whom can give further information.