Thursday, January 04, 2007

Essay Competition

Got the following from one of my lectures, think sone of ye might find it interesting

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome: Essay Prize

The European Movement, Federal Trust and Chatham House are organising an
essay competition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. Its
purpose is to provoke new thinking on the future of Europe among the leaders
of tomorrow. Entries are invited from students in full time education under
the age of 26 who are residents of one of the member states of the European

Topic: 'My vision of Europe in 2057'.

Length: between 2,500 and 3,000 words

First prize: £500 and publication as a Federal Trust paper. Two runner-up
prizes of £100.

Essays may be submitted electronically to email@ or as
typescript by post to Professor Richard Whitman, Chatham House, 10 St
James's Square, London SW1Y 4LE.

Closing date: February 16, 2007

Judging criteria: Knowledge of the subject, clarity of expression, logical
structure, persuasiveness of arguments

Essays will be judged by:
Professor Richard Whitman, Professor of Politics, University of Bath
Dr Martyn Bond, Visiting Professor of European Politics and Policy, Royal
Holloway University of London
Mr Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust

Prizes will be presented by Mr Geoff Hoon MP, Minister for Europe, at a
Chatham House Conference on March 22, 2007.

I'll more than likely be enetering and will post my entry after the closing date

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