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Dr. Jonathan Fine Essay Competition
The competition aims to discover and showcase new research by emerging scholars of terrorism and radicalization, in order to strengthen the next generation of security experts. We invite graduates, post-graduates and PhD students to submit an original paper on the theme of Terrorism and Technology.
- April 30, 2021: Submission Deadline;
Sept-Oct 2021: Winner's Selection.
The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), IDC Herzliya, Israel;
Studies in Conflict & Terrorism;
The Program on Extremism, George Washington University, United States;
The International Counter-Terrorism Youth Network (ICTYN).
We are looking for an original academic piece between 3,000 and 4,000 words. The assessment will take place in two stages. In the first stage, all submitted essays will be reviewed by the editorial board of ICTR. In the second stage, the top five papers will be sent to a special Selection Committee for the selection of the winner, second and third runner-up. The Selection Committee will be composed of researchers and experts affiliated with competition partners.
The jury will select the best paper, as well as the second and third runners-up.
The winner will receive $1000, and will be offered the opportunity to present his/her work during the ICT’s World Summit on Counter-Terrorism. In addition, the best paper will be published in the International Counter-Terrorism Review (ICTR) and will also be considered for publication in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism (as a Research Notes, subject to additional review);
The author of the second-best paper will have the opportunity to present his/her work during an event, and his/her paper will be featured in the International Counter-Terrorism Review (ICTR);
The third-best paper will be featured in the International Counter-Terrorism Review (ICTR).