Award for the Best Comparative Paper Presented at a NISPAcee Annual Conference
The purpose of this award is to support the comparative research studies in the CEE region. Therefore, the winner of the award receives a financial donation .
2. Description of Award
On the 19thNISPAcee Annual Conference
in Varna, Bulgaria, in 2011 was for the first time announced the Award for the the Best Comparative Paper. This award was created by NISPAcee with cooperation of JCPA/ICPA-Forum (International Comparative Policy Analysis-Forum) affiliated with Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA)
. In affiliation with the ICPA-Forum, the JCPA is published five times per year and is the only explicit comparative journal of policy analytic studies. The Aims and Scope of the JCPA defining comparative policy scholarship can be found at: http://www.jcpa.ca/
3. Submission Process
First 3 year of announcing of the award the submission of the papers for the award was manage by working group coordinators. From the 22nd NISPAcee Annual Conference in Budapest will be incorporated in Application for Paper Proposal.
4. Award Committee
A Joint Adjudication Committee comprised of NISPAcee and ICPA-Forum representatives will evaluate submissions.
Co-Chairs of the Joint Adjudication Committee:
Prof. Iris Geva-May
Founding Editor-in-Chief (JCPA) and Chair (ICPA-Forum) Simon Fraser University - Vancouver, Canada
Prof. Tiina Randma-Liiv
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Prof. B. Guy Peters
Pittsburg University, USA
Prof. Juraj Nemec
Matej Bel University, Slovakia
5. Eligibility criteria
All comparative papers involving at least one country in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), and presented at a NISPAcee Annual Conference, will be eligible for the Award.
6. Announcement of Award
The award is 500 USD to the author(s) and is underwritten by the publisher, Routledge: Oxford, UK.
In addition, the winner(s) will receive a Certificate acknowledging their contribution to comparative scholarship, and the winning paper will be published in the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA) following an expedited triple blind-fold review process.
Presented at the 30th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2022 to Vincent Mabillard, Free University of Brussels, Belgium by members of the Award Selection Committee Juraj Nemec and Tiina Randma.
Paper: Social media use in Central and Eastern European cities: Defining government-citizen relationships through phases
Authors: Raphaėl Zumofen, Vincent Mabillard, Martial Pasquier