Best Paper Award

THE WINNING PAPERS OF THE BEST PAPER AWARD IN 2016 ARE:

Mwangi Thuita (Kenya) - "Christianity and Nationalism During the Inter-war Years in Kenya, 1920-1939"

Indre Douglas (Lithuania) - "The Construction of Hermit Sanctity: The Case of St Anthony"

Daniel Elkind (United States) - "Amandus of Maastricht and the Politics of Mission, ca. 628-38 AD"

Anna Dobrowolska (Poland) - “Solidarity”, Religion and Gender – an Ambiguous Relation?

Caroline Fernelius (United States) - "Wartime Invocations of the Divine: Walt Whitman and America's Civil War" 

Mariia Diatlova (Russian Federation) - "The Crosier and the Sword: On Interconnectivity of Church and State Symbols of Power in Medieval Rus"

The winning papers of the Best Paper Award in 2015 are:

Stefan Gužvica (Serbia) – “The Fight for Yugoslavia: Left-Wing and Right-Wing Nationalism of Yugoslav Student Émigrés in Prague”

Frederik Ørskov (Denmark) – “Film Making and Nation Building: Discourses of ‘Danishness’ in State-Initiated Short-Films in the Immediate Post-War Era”

Shweta Raghu (United States) – “Hybrid Genealogy/Pure Performance: Limpieza de Sangre and the Creation of a Global Spanish Empire”

Jessica Salley (United States) – “Where Do We Put the Past? Urban Reconstruction, Archaeology, and Nation-Building in the Early Turkish Republic”

Jack Stein (United States) – “Allies and Rivals: The Competition between the British and Dutch Commercial Empires”