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Bishir Prize, Vernacular Architecture Forum

Does your work contribute to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes? Have you published a scholarly article on the subject in the last two years? You may be eligible for the Bishir Prize.

The Bishir Prize, named for longtime member and influential scholar Catherine W. Bishir, is awarded annually to the scholarly article from a juried North American publication that has made the most significant contribution to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes. They should be based on primary research, break new ground in interpretation or methodology, and contribute to the intellectual vitality of these fields. Entries may come from any discipline concerned with vernacular architecture studies.
Please note that essays published as chapters in a book are also eligible if the volume is peer-reviewed, published within the time parameters specified, and the research presented in the essay is new. Anthologized collections are not eligible.

The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Bishir Prize is December 20, 2016.

To nominate an article please submit the following:

Nomination materials should be submitted to Arijit Sen at bishirprize@vafweb.org

For more information: http://www.vernaculararchitectureforum.org/Bishir-prize

Posted: September 20, 2016
Tagged: Awards and Prizes