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Winner of the 2018 Luke Foster Prize for Best JCER Article

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UACES and JCER are delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Luke Foster Prize for the Best JCER Article, dedicated to the memory of our late Executive Director.

The prize rewards the best article published in 2017 by a PhD student or an academic within 5 years of completing their PhD:

First Prize

The Winner is Astrid Pepermans (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) with her article:

“The Sino-European Solar Panel Dispute: China’s Successful Carrot and Stick Approach Towards Europe”

Runners-Up

The two runners-up are:

“Democratic Legitimacy, Desirability and Deficit in EU Governance” by Thom Theuns (Sciences-Po Paris / University of Amsterdam) and Maurits de Jongh (Sciences-Po Paris)

and

Far Beyond the Treaties’ Clauses: The Europeans Parliaments’ Gain in Power, 1952-1979” by Mechthild Roos (University of Luxembourg)


The prize was judged via a poll of JCER readers and UACES members. Thank you to everyone who voted.

There is a £500 prize for the best article and two further prizes of £250 for the two runners up.

The prize was generously supported by the James Madison Charitable Trust.

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