Koos Bosma Prize in Planning History Innovation


Call for Nominations

Starting in 2016 at the Delft Conference of IPHS, a new prize will be offered to recognize the authors of books (monographs or edited volumes), major articles or other academic contributions (including innovation in the digital field) developed by single authors or groups, that question accepted views and break away from the standard histories, expanding and modifying planning history enhancing its critical potential. We welcome submissions of outstanding innovative research in the field of planning history, published or developed in the two calendar years preceding an IPHS Conference. The work may be published or presented in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese. Every effort will be made to include publications in other languages, although there may be practical limits based on the abilities of the IPHS Council Members. All potential applicants should contact the committee immediately if they would like to submit in a language not listed above.


The winner shall be a member of IPHS at the time of awarding the prize and should attend the bi-annual conference (Delft in 2016) in order to receive the prize and to present his/her work. There is a cash prize of 250 Euro (and a waiver of the registration fee in Delft).


Applications are invited from scholars for publications that appeared betwee
n January 2014 and December 2015:
All submissions must be combined into a single file PDF format, including the submission (or a link to it), the application form and a brief biography of the author with full contact details.
The period for receipt of submissions is only from 1 January to 30 April 2016.

Applications or nomination should be sent electronically to info@iphs2016.org with heading: Submission for the Koos Bosma Award.