FES | Federación Española de Sociología

Call - Rachel Tanur Visual Sociology Memorial Prize

Deadline: 17 February 2014

The Social Science Research Council <http://www.ssrc.org/> announces atwenty-year program of biannual grants from the Mark Family Fund for the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology.

The Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize is now open for applications<http://www.racheltanurmemorialprize.org/apply/application-form/>

Award Announcement April 7th, 2014

2012 Competition Winners

First Prize: Eryn Snyder <http://www.racheltanurmemorialprize.org/le-vrai-bedik-the-real-bedik/>

Second Prize: Leigh Bush http://www.racheltanurmemorialprize.org/man-and-meat/

Third Prize: Bisola Falola http://www.racheltanurmemorialprize.org/i35-borderland/

The prize recognizes students in the social sciences who incorporate visual analysis in their work.  It is named for Rachel Dorothy Tanur (1958–2002), an urban planner and lawyer who cared deeply about people and their lives and was an acute observer of living conditions and human relationships.

The 2014 competition for the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology will open in December 2013 and applications will be judged by members of the Visual Sociology group of the International Sociological Association <http://www.isa-sociology.org/tg05.htm> (ISA).