The International Bibliography of Military History Early-Career Paper Prize

Marc Hansen
Sonntag, 30. August 2015

The International Bibliography of Military History invites submissions for its IBMH Early-Career Paper Prize.

The Prize will be awarded to an academic article of outstanding quality in the field of international military history written by a graduate student or an early-career scholar. The author of the winning article will receive a €1000 cash prize, and the article will be published in an issue of the International Bibliography of Military History within one year.

In line with the IBMH’s general guidelines, submissions should be an original contribution to the field of military history that is of interest to an international readership, e.g., a topic involving more than one nation and, preferably, based on multi-archival research. There is no chronological limitation. The IBMH publishes articles ranging from antiquity to the contemporary period, as long as the subject is historical and the methodology is according to academic standards.

Articles should be based extensively on primary research, should not have been previously published in another form or outlet, and should not be currently under consideration by another journal or book series. The submitted work should comply with the journal’s style sheet, be between 8,000 and 10,000 words (including footnotes), and be thoroughly referenced - For further information on style and referencing, please visit the journal’s website.

The prize is open to graduate students who are currently registered at a higher education institute, or to those who have obtained their doctoral degree after January 1, 2010. Articles should be submitted in PDF and Word Format, together with a short CV to the Scientific Editor, Dr Marco Wyss (



Dr Marco Wyss

Department of History and Politics

University of Chichester

Bishop Otter Campus

College Lane


West Sussex PO19 6PE