NEPS medal


NEPS manages an annual award for the best publication in Peace Science published by members of NEPS. It is named
"NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science".

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 award-winners publication are:

Vincenzo Bove, University of Warwick, and Tobias Böhmelt, University of Essex and ETH Zürich "Does Immigration Induce Terrorism", 2016, Journal of Politics,, Volume 78, number 2, pp. 572-587.

See article

Guy Grossman, University of Pennsylvania, Dan Miodownik, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Devorah Manekin, Arizona State University "The Political Legacies of Combat: Attitudes Toward War and Peace Among Israeli Ex-Combatants", 2015, International Organization,, Volume 69, number 4, pp, 981-1009.

See article


2015


Petros G. Sekeris, Portsmouth University.
Publication awarded:
The Tragedy of the Commons in a Violent World, 2014,RAND Journal of Economics, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp. 521-532.

See article

2014


Lars-Erik Cederman, Center for Comparative and International Studies, ETH Zürich, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, University of Essex, and Halvard Buhaug, Peace Research Institute Oslo.
Publication awarded:
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War , Cambridge University Press, New York.

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2013


Marijke Verpoorten, Institute for Development Policy and Management IOB and University of Antwerp Political Geography.
Publication awarded:
Detecting hidden violence: The spatial distribution of excess mortality in Rwanda , vol. 31, n.1, pp. 44-56.

See article


Rules governing the NEPS medal are enlisted below:

  1. Applicant authors are entitled to submit one publication for the NEPS medal by April 30 every year.

  2. Eligible authors for the NEPS medal must be NEPS members at the time of application.

  3. Applicant authors must present only one publication to be evaluated by other members. Publications can be 1) articles; 2) books. The publication must have been published between January and December of the previous year.

  4. The NEPS Medal is awarded by means of a poll among all members of NEPS. Once the candidate publications are disclosed, each NEPS member can rank the five best publications proposed according to a decreasing point scale (10 points to the best, 6 to the second; 5 to the third; 4 to the fourth; 3 to the fifth).

  5. The final ranking will be the sum of the overall points by publication.

  6. The poll has to be completed by the end of May 31 every year.

  7. Submissions have to be sent to the email address: medal@europeanpeacescientists.org by April 30.

  8. The publication rewarded with the NEPS medal will be announced at the Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference, annual meeting of NEPS. The author of the winning publication must attend the Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference to accept publicly the prize.

  9. An abstract and a link to the publication will eventually be provided on NEPS website. This has to follow the guidelines provided by the copyright holder of the rewarded publication.


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