The prize rewards the best article published in 2017 by a PhD student or an academic within 5 years of completing their PhD:
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”
- Read the winning article in JCER Vol 13 No 4 (open-access, no log-in required)
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)
- Available open-access in JCER Vol 13 No 3
“Far Beyond the Treaties’ Clauses: The Europeans Parliaments’ Gain in Power, 1952-1979” by Mechthild Roos (University of Luxembourg)
- Available open-access in JCER Vol 13 No 2
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.