Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2018

This prize is for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in art history or visual culture.

The Association for Art History Dissertation Prize is awarded each year. There are two awards: one for undergraduate dissertations and one for postgraduate (Master’s-level) dissertations. The 2018 prize is for dissertations written during the 2017-18 academic year. The authors of the winning entry will receive:
• £50 worth of book tokens
• Association for Art History student membership for one year
• Complimentary ticket to the 2019 Annual Conference in Brighton
• Publication of a 300-word abstract of the winning entry online and in newsletter.
• Your prize will be formally awarded at the Annual Conference.

You can download the guidelines and entry forms below (if you have already submitted using the previous forms that’s fine, you do not need to resubmit).

Dissertation Prize 2018  entry form
Dissertation Prize 2018 nomination form
Dissertation Prize 2018 guidelines

If you would like to apply or nominate a student, the details for this year’s application periods please email us your completed forms by the deadlines shown below.

Undergraduate submission deadline:extended from 1 August to 1 October 2018, 5pm
Postgraduate submission deadline: extended from 1 December to 2 January 2019, 5pm

Dissertation Prizes are assessed and shortlisted by the Doctoral and Early Career Research Network Project Board. The shortlisted and winning essays will be announced in February 2019 and presented at the 2019 Annual Conference. You can also read an extract from the 2017 winning postgraduate dissertation.