Peter Lang Young Scholars Competitions

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2014 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Memory Studies:

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

We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition:

Dr Alice Wittgenstein 
In the Presence of the Past?:
 ‘Third Generation’ Germans and the Cultural Memory of National Socialism and the Holocaust 

We congratulate both our winner and runner-up! Both books will be published in the Cultural Memories book series in 2016. Thank you to our distinguished editorial board and to all those who took part in the competition.

The 2014 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition was held in the field of Memory Studies. Proposals were invited from early career scholars with connections to the UK and Ireland by 1 September 2014. The winner of the competition is offered a contract for a non-subsidized paperback book to be published by Peter Lang in the Cultural Memories.

We are delighted to announce the publication of the winner of the Irish Studies competition in 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)
For general information about the competition, please contact Peter Lang Ltd, 52 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, UK. E-mail: Tel: +44 (0) 1865 514160.

Previous Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition Winners

Forthcoming 2015
Dr. Frances Mossop 
Mapping Berlin: Representations of Space in the Weimar Feuilleton

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)