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Call for Submissions: EAJS Distinguished Panels

Call for Submissions
Distinguished EAJS Panel and Distinguished EAJS Graduate Student Panel
11th EAJS Congress, Kraków, 15-19 July 2018

The EAJS invites colleagues who have submitted panels to the 11th EAJS Congress in Kraków (deadline: 17 December 2017) to also apply for recognition of their panel as a Distinguished EAJS Panel or Distinguished EAJS Graduate Student Panel(deadline: 15 January 2018).

The criteria for selection are (a) academic excellence, (b) coherence of the proposed panel and (c) potential for scholarly innovation. Only panels accepted by the Congress Organising Committee will be considered. EAJS non-members may apply to this scheme as long as the proposed panel meets the conditions outlined below.

Up to four Distinguished EAJS Panels and four Distinguished EAJS Graduate Student Panels will be selected, and identified as such in the printed Congress programme.

Furthermore, the EAJS will waive the entire conference fee – €55.00 for EAJS Student Members, €80.00 for EAJS Full and Associate Members, €175.00 for non-members ­– for all speakers (including respondents, but excluding chairs) of the selected panels.

The following conditions apply:

Distinguished EAJS Panel

The panel needs to be comprised of 3 or 4 speakers and up to 1 respondent. At least one speaker needs to be a fully paid up EAJS Full Member. Panel submissions comprising of early career researchers are particularly welcome.

Distinguished EAJS Graduate Student Panel

The panel needs to be comprised of 3 or 4 speakers and up to 1 respondent. A majority of the participants need to be EAJS Student Members.


The applicant should use the online application form to submit

  • The title of the panel
  • The panel abstract (up to 200 words)
  • the names of the speakers (and up to 1 respondent), and their paper titles and abstracts (but no CVs)

The application deadline is 15 January 2018. The EAJS Award Committee will request confirmation of acceptance directly from the Organising Committee of the 11th EAJS Congress.

Please click here for the link to the online application form: Online application form

This application is separate from a paper submission to attend the Congress. You need to have previously submitted paper and panel proposals to the 11th EAJS Congress in Kraków. Please click here for details and instructions for the conference’s call for papers: Call for Papers for EAJS Congress

Applicants will be notified of the result of their application by 25 January 2018, providing those colleagues who need to pay conference fees sufficient time to do so.