Announcements


2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition


The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition:



Winner in Irish Studies 2015

Dr Michèle Milan
Translation in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Study of Franco-Irish Translation Relationships



Winner in Women’s Studies 2015

Dr Alberica Bazzoni
Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza’s Narrative



We are also pleased to announce a runner-up in the Women’s Studies competition:

Dr Donna Maria Alexander
Weeder of Wreckage: Documentary and Death in the Poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes



Congratulations to both of our winners and our runner-up! The winner in the Irish Studies competition will be published in the book series Studies in Franco-Irish Relations, edited by Eamon Maher in 2016. Both the winner and runner-up in the Women’s Studies competition will be published in Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing, edited by Gill Rye in 2017. Thank you to our distinguished editorial boards and to all those who took part in the competition.

The 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition was held in the fields of Irish Studies and Women’s Studies. Proposals were invited from early career scholars with connections to the UK and Ireland by 31 July 2015. The winner of the competition in each field is offered a contract for a non-subsidized paperback book to be published by Peter Lang. For more information, please contact Peter Lang Ltd, 52 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, UK. E-mail: oxford@peterlang.com. Tel: +44 (0) 1865 514160



Previous Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition Winners


Forthcoming 2016

Dr Samuel Merrill
Excavating Buried Memories:
Mnemonic Production in the Railways Under London and Berlin



Winner in German Studies 2013


Frances Mossop

Mapping Berlin

Representations of Space in the Weimar Feuilleton

Year of Publication: 2015
Oxford, 2015. XXIV, 224 pp., 5 b/w. ill., 1 coloured ill.

ISBN 978-3-0343-1834-1 pb. (Softcover) 
ISBN 978-3-0353-0756-6 (eBook)



Winner in Irish Studies 2013


Whitney Standlee

'Power to Observe'

Irish Women Novelists in Britain, 1890–1916

Series: Reimagining Ireland - Vol. 62

Year of Publication: 2015
Oxford, 2015. X, 278 pp.

ISBN 978-3-0343-1837-2 pb. (Softcover) 
ISBN 978-3-0353-0680-4 (eBook)



Winner in Film Studies 2012

Paula Blair

Old Borders, New Technologies
Reframing Film and Visual Culture in Contemporary Northern Ireland

Year of Publication: 2014
Oxford, 2014. 281 pp., 30 b/w ill.

ISBN 978-3-0343-0945-5 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0594-4 (eBook)



Winner in Irish Studies 2011

Zélie Asava

The Black Irish Onscreen
Representing Black and Mixed-Race Identities in Irish Film and Television

Series: Reimagining Ireland - Vol. 16

Year of Publication: 2013
Oxford, 2013. 203 pp., 5 b/w ill.

ISBN 978-3-0343-0839-7 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0507-4 (eBook)




Winner in French Studies 2011

Ruth Kitchen

A Legacy of Shame
French Narratives of War and Occupation

Year of Publication: 2013
Oxford, 2013. 191 pp.

ISBN 978-3-0343-0856-4 hb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0508-1 (eBook)




Winner in German Studies 2011


Katya Krylova

Walking Through History
Topography and Identity in the Works of Ingeborg Bachmann and Thomas Bernhard

Year of Publication: 2013
Oxford, 2013. XIV, 274 pp., num. b/w ill.

ISBN 978-3-0343-0845-8 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0392-6 (eBook)



Kevin Brehony Book Prize 2014


Maura O'Connor won the Kevin Brehony Book Prize 2014, awarded every three years by the History of Education Society (UK).


Maura O'Connor

The Development of Infant Education in Ireland, 1838-1948
Epochs and Eras

Series: Rethinking Education - Vol. 4

Year of Publication: 2010
Oxford, 2010. XXIV, 301 pp., num. ill., tables and graphs

ISBN 978-3-0343-0142-8 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0025-3 (eBook)

Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History 2013


David Snowdon won the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History 2013 and Fiona Skillen was also highly commended by the prize committee as a runner-up.


David Snowdon

Writing the Prizefight
Pierce Egan's Boxiana World

Year of Publication: 2013
Oxford, 2013. 259 pp., 2 b/w ill.

ISBN 978-3-0343-0990-5 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0485-5 (eBook)


Fiona Skillen

Women, Sport and Modernity in Interwar Britain

Year of Publication: 2013
Oxford, 2013. 270 pp., 5 b/w ill., 19 tables, 2 graphs

ISBN 978-3-0343-0275-3 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-3-0353-0524-1 (eBook)