Nominations are invited for the Bina Agarwal Prize 2023 for Young Scholars in Ecological Economics. This international Prize will be conferred biennially in recognition of outstanding research contributions in the field of Ecological Economics by scholars aged 45 or below.
The Prize is being established by the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) to honor pioneering intellectual contributions in the field of Ecological Economics, which is of critical importance today in global efforts to enhance human well-being and environmental sustainability, with social justice. The Prize will honor young scholars who have contributed significantly to this interdisciplinary field, primarily focusing on developing and least-developed countries.
Bina Agarwal Prize
- The Prize will carry an honorarium of USD $1,000 and a Citation, with additional supplementary funds of up to USD $1,500, if needed, for the prize recipient’s travel & accommodation to receive the prize. ISEE may invite the prize recipient to make a keynote presentation at the award event to be held this year at ISEE’s 2023 Biennal Conference in Santa Marta, Colombia.
Eligibility for Bina Agarwal Prize
- The nominee should have made substantial and original contributions in the field of Ecological Economics, broadly defined to include environmental social sciences and environmental history.
- The contributions should include a notable body of published research of excellence (in terms of authored books and papers) in Ecological Economics, mainly as it relates to developing countries. Additional weight can be given to nominees whose work also shows demonstrated impact beyond academia, including on policy change.
- Nominees can be based anywhere in the world and belong to any discipline or nationality.
- ISEE members and regional societies of Ecological Economics members can nominate.
- Self-nominations are ineligible.
Regional Coverage: The nominee’s contributions should relate substantively to developing countries and least-developing countries. The selection will be made by an international jury.
Nomination of Bina Agarwal Prize
Essential documents to be sent with the nomination form:
- CV of candidate. A summary of the CV with not more than 4 pages.
- Endorsement. This should specify why the candidate deserves the award, in two parts:
- Academic work:
- Policy or community engagement:
- List 12 top publications. For papers, give full details of journal or book in which published and for books, the publisher’s name. Indicate which publications relate to developing countries or least developed countries (please citations in Chicago style).
- Copies of 6 top papers/publications: Provide e-copies.
Nominations should be sent by email to: [email protected]
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
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