Submissions are open for the inaugural Mary Boyd Prize

The New Zealand Historical Association is calling for submissions to be considered for the inaugural Mary Boyd Prize.

Named in memory of the Pacific historian Mary Beatrice Boyd (1921-2010), this award is for the best article on any aspect of New Zealand history published in a refereed journal.

For this initial competition such articles need to have been published between 1st April 2011 and 1st April 2013.  To enter, authors should email a PDF copy of the article attached to an with the subject line ‘Mary Boyd Prize Entry’.

Individuals can only enter one article.  If an individual does not enter the competition themselves, they are welcome to nominate an article by another historian by following the same process.

Entries close at 5pm on October 4th.

Dr Felicity Barnes and Professor Margaret Tennant will be the judges for the prize and the winner will be announced at the 2013 NZHA Conference.