the tsa-Palgrave-Macmillan award for research in transatlantic studies

Palgrave-Macmillan in conjunction with the Transatlantic Studies Association are pleased to announce a new annual Reseearch Award of £2000 for Research in Transatlantic Studies. 


prize details

Expenditure: to be on essential travel and subsistence to visit archives, to conduct interviews, or to do other types of essential field work.

Eligibility: Members of the TSA of any nationality who have a PhD or (in exceptional circumstances) equivalent publishing record and who wish to engage in research into any aspect of transatlantic relations.

Criteria used by the judging panel to assess applications will be:

  • Originality of the research project and its potential contribution to the field of transatlantic studies;

  • Projects that extend the conception of transatlantic methodologies;

  • Feasibility of the research for which funding is sought and a clear indication of how this contributes to the project as a whole;

  • A good record of research activity on the applicant’s part, commensurate with the stage of their career;

  • An ambitious but feasible set of outcomes anticipated to result from the research;

  • Indicative timeline for completion of project or this research component;

  • The potential for the research to lead to a high quality paper to be presented at the TSA annual conference and an article in the JTS.

Output: Minimum required output is a paper delivered at the TSA annual conference and an article which must be submitted to the JTS for consideration for publication (both within 24 months of the receipt of the award).

Applications: The first call for applications will be issues in early 2019 and the winner of the award announced at the 2019 annual TSA conference.