Ristow Prize in the History of Cartography
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Students of the history of cartography are invited to submit papers for the 2020 Ristow Prize competition. The prize, named in honor of the late Dr. Walter W. Ristow, is sponsored by the Washington Map Society of Washington, D. C. Undergraduate, graduate, and first-year postdoctoral students of any nationality are eligible to compete. Papers must be in English, not exceeding 7500 words, and should be submitted digitally as a PDF document to Katherine Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 June 2020. Appropriate illustrations, especially maps, are encouraged.
The winning essay will receive a cash prize of $1,000 USD and will be published in The Portolan, the journal of the Washington Map Society. For more information, including a list of previous winners, go to the Society’s website or contact Dr. Katherine Parker at email@example.com.