Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize
30 May 2019
Established scholars working on women in the history of philosophy
A woman in the history of philosophy who dedicated her life to fighting for women’s equality
During the Libori Summer School, 29 July – 2 August 2019
Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists at the University of Paderborn
The Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize celebrates the long history of women in philosophy. The prize is named in honour of the philosopher Elisabeth of Bohemia and is awarded to an internationally recognised philosopher for outstanding services to research on women in the history of philosophy. The Elisabeth von Bohemia Prize is the first prize awarded to acknowledge the history of women philosophers. The prize is funded by Ulrike Detmers, professor for economy at the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences and includes prize money of 3,000 €.
This year, the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists celebrates the centenary of women’s right to vote in Europe. Therefore, the Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize will be awarded to a scholar working on a woman in the history of philosophy who dedicated her life to the fight for women’s equality. Recommendations of worthy candidates are welcome. You can either suggest yourself or someone else.
Please hand in applications including:
- A CV (no more than 2 pages)
- A list of relevant publications (books, articles, essays, etc.)
- Up to 3 sample works (from the publications, in pdf format)
The submission deadline is 30 May 2019.
The award ceremony will take place at Paderborn University during the Libori Summer School 2019, 29 July – 2 August, 2019.
More information can be found on the prize website.