The winner of the 2018 prize, announced at the ASMI conference in November, is Caterina Scalvedi, of the University of Illinois at Chicago, for her essay 'Catholic Missionaries in Italian Somalia: Baptisms, Education, and the "Problem" of Meticci (1924–1930)'. The deadline for submissions for the 2019 prize is 31 July.
ASMI Postgraduate Essay Prize 2016
Winner of the 2016 prize was Diego Gavini of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, for his essay ‘La memoria dei morti e la costruzione di una nuova “religione civile”: uno studio dei funerali delle vittime di mafia (1963-2012)’. The deadline for submissions for the 2017 prize is 31 July.
Published: May 14, 2017