The Herman Diederiks Prize is awarded each year by the International Association for the History of Crime and Criminal Justice (IAHCCJ) to recognise a novel article relating to the field of crime history and penal justice written by a researcher at the beginning of his/her career.
The Prize was established in 1997 as a tribute to the Association’s founding president and is maintained with the support of France’s Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH).
Entries are invited from doctoral students, and postdoctoral researchers within two years of PhD award at the date of submission. The article must be written in either French or in English and must be unpublished.
The winner will receive a grant of €1,000 to be used for research, study or other professional purpose. In addition, the winning article will be published in Crime, History & Societies, which is the official journal of IAHCCJ.
Entries for the 2020 Prize must be submitted by 30 September 2020.
Entries are judged by a specially-constituted international prize jury. The prize winner shall be announced in December.
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