Sidney Tarrow Paper Prize
Application Deadline: November 22, 2020
The Sidney Tarrow Paper Prize was created to honor Professor Tarrow's leadership in European Studies at Cornell and to extend his legacy of path-breaking work in comparative political science and social movement studies.
Sidney Tarrow is the Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor and a founder of the Institute for European Studies. During his forty-year career at Cornell, Tarrow played a pivotal role in growing the IES funding programs that have launched the career of many Europeanists. Tarrow is also a visiting professor at Cornell Law School and the author of The Language of Contention: Revolutions in Words, 1688-2012 [Cambridge University Press, 2012] and Strangers at the Gates: States and Social Movements in Contentious Politics [Cambridge University Press, 2012]. His book Power in Movement [Cambridge Press] is a standard text for advanced students in political science and sociology.
All graduates currently enrolled at Cornell, regardless of field, are eligible to apply. Papers considered must be journal-length manuscripts being prepared for submission.A prize will be awarded for the best paper written by a graduate student in the field of contentious politics or in European politics, sociology, or history.
The prize winner will be awarded $1,200 in their bursar account.
Contact IES with questions about this award.