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SIEL Hart Prize


Submissions for the new SIEL/Hart Prize in International Economic Law are now open!

The SIEL/Hart Prize is a brand new prize awarded every two years to an outstanding unpublished manuscript by an early career scholar in the field of International Economic Law.
The manuscript can be a doctoral thesis or an original, book-length piece of scholarship. The manuscript can focus on any field of, or perspective on, International Economic Law.

The prize is sponsored by Hart Publishing

The winner of the prize will receive a contract for publication within the Hart series Studies in International Trade and Investment Law and a £250 Hart book voucher

Submissions are now open for the 2018 Prize! The deadline for submissions is 15th January 2018

The winner of the Prize will be announced on 15th May 2018 on the SIEL and Hart Publishing websites

Individuals may submit a manuscript for consideration if they have completed either (1) a doctoral degree;
or (2) a law degree that satisfies the academic requirements for the relevant national bar, no earlier than ten years before the submission deadline (15th January 2018)
Co-authorship is permitted provided all authors meet the stated conditions

Submissions must include:
-    The doctoral thesis or full manuscript
-    An abstract of up to 1,000 words, including a description of the monograph's contribution vis-a-vis existing literature
-    An author CV (not longer than five pages)
-    If the manuscript is a doctoral thesis, all examiners’ reports and a detailed revision plan
Pleae note: manuscripts/theses submitted for consideration must not be under review for publication elsewhere at the time of application

The series editors of the series Studies in International Trade and Investment Law (Tomer Broude, Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer and Federico Ortino) will compile the final shortlist.
The shortlisted submissions will undergo peer-review. The final selection of the winner will be carried out by the Prize Committee, consisting of the Series Editors of the series
Studies in International Trade and Investment Law, and designated SIEL members.

Submissions and enquiries should be emailed to by 15th January 2018