AAP Media Prize and Media Professionals' Award - call for entries

15 Dec 2015 11:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
AAP Media Prize

The Australasian Association of Philosophy offers an annual prize of $500 for the best philosophical piece(s) published by a professional philosopher in the popular media in Australasia. First awarded in 1999, the main criterion for the award of the prize is the ability of the piece(s) to engage the interest of the general public in philosophy or some philosophical issue. Consideration is also given to the quality of the philosophical discussion and to the size of the audience reached. Previous winners of the AAP Media Prize include Henry Martyn Lloyd (2015), Patrick Stokes (2014) Damon Young (2013), Paul Biegler (2012), Peter Slezak (2011), Caroline West (2010) and John Armstrong (2009).

The AAP invites entries/nominations for media work from professional philosophers in Australasia (including postgraduates and also retired academic philosophers) published in 2015. Entries/nominations may come from the author or from others. The closing date for entries is 29th February 2016.

Further information about the AAP Media Prize, including conditions of entry, can be found at: http://www.aap.org.au/AAPmediaprize

AAP Media Professionals' Award

The Australasian Association of Philosophy offers an occasional award of $500 to journalists and other media professionals for excellence in the presentation of philosophy or philosophical issues in the media. The main criterion for the award of the prize is the ability of the piece to engage the interest of the general public in philosophy or some philosophical issue. Consideration is also given to the quality of the philosophical discussion and to the size of the audience reached. Previous winners of the AAP Media Professionals' Award are Tim Dean (The Conversation), Antonia Case (New Philosopher), Natasha Mitchell (All in the Mind) and Alan Saunders (Philosopher's Zone).

The AAP invites entries/nominations for media work from journalists, presenters, producers, editors and others based in Australasia published in 2015. Entries/nominations may come from the author or from others. The AAP Media Professionals' Award is offered no more than once each year, and may not be made every year. The closing date for entries is 29th February 2016.

Further information about the AAP Media Professionals' Award , including conditions of entry, can be found at: http://www.aap.org.au/mediaprofessionalsaward


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