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Randolph Scully <[log in to unmask]>
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 From Alison Games at Georgetown:

> Dear Colleagues,
> Some of you might be interested in the book and article prizes and the
> research grant offered by FEEGI, the Forum on European Expansion and
> Global Interaction. I'm pasting in the text below, but please also see
> the attached flyer for details.
> best wishes,
> Alison Games
> The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction is pleased to
> announce inaugural prizes to promote research and to recognize
> exceptional scholarship on the subject of global interactions from the
> fourteenth through the nineteenth centuries. FEEGI is a membership
> organization that fosters scholarly inquiry into the world-wide
> consequences of maritime and overland expansion in a period of
> significant transformation. FEEGI encourage scholarship and
> collaboration across the boundaries of national histories and
> disciplinary frameworks.
> FEEGI prizes recognize both exemplary and path-breaking work in the
> area of cross-cultural or trans-regional investigations of the
> early-modern past, broadly construed. Only members of FEEGI are
> eligible for these prizes. To join FEEGI, go to
> http://feegi.org/membership.htm
> Research Travel Award
> Recognizing the significant material and financial challenges inherent
> in multi-sited studies, FEEGI will award an annual research grant of
> $1000 to support travel to archival or other field sites. This award
> is open to all FEEGI members but is intended especially for graduate
> students, independent scholars, and scholars at the beginning of their
> careers.
> To apply for the 2013 research grant please submit the following
> materials by February 1, 2013:
> 1) A short cv
> 2) A 500-750 word page project description. Your proposal should
> include a justification of the importance of the project, a plan of
> work with a timetable for research and a plan of work, including a
> timetable, nature of research to be conducted, and mention of venues
> to be visited. Applicants should also explain the intended results of
> the research
> 3) A budget which includes an explanation of how you will spend the  
> grant funds.
> Materials should be gathered into a single file and sent  
> electronically to:
> David Hancock, University of Michigan (Chair) ([log in to unmask])
> Marjoleine Kars, University of Maryland, Baltimore County ([log in to unmask] 
> )
> Carla Rahn Phillips, University of Minnesota ([log in to unmask])
> Please arrange to have one letter of recommendation (signed and on
> institutional letterhead) emailed separately to David Hancock
> ([log in to unmask]).
> The award will be announced by late March.
> FEEGI Prizes: Grad Student Paper, Best Book, Best Article
> FEEGI will award biennial prizes for best book and best article
> published in English, and the best paper presented by a graduate
> student at the biennial meeting.
> Graduate Student Paper Prize
> The first graduate student paper prize will be awarded in 2012 for a
> paper presented at the April 2012 biennial meeting. The deadline for
> students to submit revised conference papers is 1 September 2012.
> Please email papers as .pdf or .doc attachments to
> Laura Mitchell (Chair), UC Irvine [log in to unmask]
> Jim Williams, Middle Tennessee State, [log in to unmask]
> Molly Warsh, University of Pittsburgh,  [log in to unmask]
> ________________________________________
> The best book and best article prizes recognize works published in a
> two-year period, with prizes announced in odd years. The book prize
> winner will receive $500; the article prize winner $200. The 2013
> prizes will cover work published between 1 October 2010 and 1 October
> 2012.
> Book Prize
> To have your work considered for 2013 FEEGI Book Prize, send a hard
> copy of the book to each of the committee members by 10 October 2012.
> Please identify your book as a submission for the FEEGI Book Prize.
> Mail your book to:
> Alison Games (Chair)
> Department of History, ICC 600
> Georgetown University
> Washington, DC 20057-1035
> Wim Klooster
> Department of History
> Clark University
> 950 Main St.
> Worcester, MA 01610
> Marcy Norton
> 801 22nd St. NW, Suite 335
> Department of History
> George Washington University
> Washington, DC 20052
> Article Prize
> To have your work considered for the 2013 FEEGI Article Prize:
> Email a .pdf to each of the committee members by 10 October 2012
> Chair: Matthew Romaniello, Univeristy of Hawaii: [log in to unmask]
> Owen Stanwood, Boston College: [log in to unmask]
> Kris Lane, Tulane University: [log in to unmask]

Randolph Scully
Associate Professor of History
Department of History and Art History
George Mason University
4400 University Dr., MS 3G1
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
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