Research Network Awards & Prizes

Are you a member of one of CES’ Research Networks? You could be eligible for one of several awards and prizes being offered by our network chairs. Please note, only RN Members in good standing with active CES membership status are eligible. Nominees who are not CES members will not be considered. Keep scrolling for the full list of awards and prizes.

How to nominate:

  1. Make sure the person you are nominating is an active CES member. Individuals nominated who are not a member will not be considered
  2. Download and fill out this form.
  3. Email the completed form directly to the corresponding Research Network Chairs. Use the subject line “Nomination Form: Research Network Awards.” For contact details, click here.

Political Economy and Welfare

Political Economy and Welfare Best Paper Prize | Due September 17, 2022

This network calls for nominations for its annual Best Paper Prize. The research network awards a prize each year to a paper presented in a CES panel affiliated with the network. A jury will select the best paper among the nominations. The selected paper will be published (after revisions) in the Journal of European Public Policy. The submission deadline is September 17 (authors are very much invited to revise and further improve their paper after the conference and before submission). Every member of the network is invited to (self)nominate papers.

Political Parties, Party Systems and Elections

Peter Mair Prize | Due July 8, 2022

This research network welcomes nominations for its “Peter Mair Prize.” The network is awarding the prize to the best paper on Political Parties, Party Systems and Elections presented at the CES Int’l Conference of Europeanists. The winner will be awarded a $500 prize to the author/s of the best paper presented at the last CES Conference within the RN. Visit the Political Parties, Party Systems and Elections RN page for more details. This award has a separate nomination procedure; scroll to the end of this page.