The William F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem announces the 2015 Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize call for papers. This prize provides $650 for the best published article or paper presented at a conference by a Ph.D. candidate in Syro-Palestinian or biblical archaeology. Authors may be of any nationality, but the articles or papers must be in English. Co-written or co-presented pieces may be submitted if all the authors or presenters are doctoral candidates; the prize, if awarded, will be divided equally among authors/presenters.
All submissions (in .pdf only) must include the authors’ academic affiliation, mailing and email addresses, and phone number. Submission of conference papers must include the name and location of the conference and the date when the paper was presented. Submission of published papers must include full bibliographic citation.
Submissions must be received by December 31, 2014. Announcement of the prize will be made on Sean’s birthday, March 9, 2015.
Email .pdf of paper to:
Mr. Sam Cardillo
The Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize was established in 2001 by Professor William G. Dever and Mrs. Norma Dever in memory of their son Sean.
For the list of previous prize winners, click here.