Annual Thesis Prize
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Annual Thesis Prize

Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize 2021

Each year we award the Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize to the best Master’s thesis on the representation of the Global South written by a student at a Dutch or Belgium university or other academic institution in the Netherlands or Belgium? The winner receives the thesis prize and a cash prize.

 

To enter the competition and be eligible for the Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize 2021, a few conditions apply. Your thesis must:

 

  • have been completed between January 1, 2020 and September 1, 2021;
  • have been written at a university or other academic institution in the Netherlands or Belgium;
  • have been graded 7,5 or higher;
  • be written in either Dutch or English;
  • be about communication (in the broadest sense) on development issues and/or developing countries in the Global South, in any discipline or area of knowledge.

 

Your thesis will be reviewed by a selected committee and assessed on the following criteria:

  • Academic quality and originality
  • Societal relevance and urgency
  • Writing style and structure of the thesis

 

To enter the competition, please fill in the registration form at http://bit.ly/humanitariancommunicationthesisward2021 (not yet available) and send a digital copy of your thesis (and a proof of your grade) to [email protected] by September 15, 2021 (mentioning ‘Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize 2021’). In case the file is bigger than 10MB, please use WeTransfer or a similar file transfer site.

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 

 

The award will be presented at a celebratory public event somewhere in November or December 2021 in CREA in Amsterdam. For any remaining questions, please contact [email protected].

Photo: Franck Doho

Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize 2018 and 2019

Emma Vogt won the prize for the Best Thesis, while Miriam Ocadiz Arriaga (now one of our board members!) received a Special Mention for her research and Gabriel Ramirez Acevedo (now also one of our board members!) the prize for Best Pecha Kucha presentation. In 2019, Dani Haudenschild won the prize for Best Thesis, while Brittany Keller won the prize for Best Pecha Kucha presentation. Congratulations!

 

In 2020 we unfortunately did not organize a Thesis Prize, but in 2021 we will host the third edition!

 

Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize 2018

Jury reports (Emma and Miriam)
Event photos (by Franck Doho)
Aftermovie (by Elsie Vermeer)

Photo: Franck Doho