Since 2004, the AGF has awarded a prize of € 1,000.00 every two years for the best dissertation dealing with a subject of British politics or the history of Great Britain, the Empire or the Commonwealth. Graduates of German universities can apply for the prize.
Due to the Corona-pandemic the award ceremony 2020 has been postponed to 2021.
The dissertation must be completed at the time of the application and must have been accepted by the responsible department. The date of submission may not be longer than 2 years after. Applications can be made by the supervisors or by the authors themselves. The call for applications will take place in the late summer through the internet portal for historians H-Soz-u-Kult and on the “News” page of the German Association for Political Science (DVPW). The application deadline is generally 15 October.
Applications must be submitted with the necessary documents (a copy of the work, copies of readers’ reports – as electronic or printed documents) to the chairman of the AGF:
PD Dr. Bernhard Dietz, Department of History – Modern History
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Philosophicum, Jakob-Welder-Weg 18, 55128 Mainz