ISOS Essay Competition 2022


We are very pleased to announce the ISOS Essay Competition 2022 for junior scholars. This competition is open to people who are either PhD-candidates or have received their PhD no longer than five years prior to the closing date of the competition. It is administered by a subcommittee of Journal of Social Ontology, and the winner is chosen on the basis of multiple anonymous reviews by internal and external selectors. The author of the winning essay will receive a €500 award and the essay will be published in Journal of Social Ontology. The winner of the essay prize will also be offered to give a keynote at the Social Ontology 2022 conference in Vienna. All expenses are covered by the International Social Ontology Society.

Submissions will be subject to anonymous review, following the guidelines of Journal of Social Ontology. The essays should be submitted to the journal via and labelled as entries to the essay competition. Authors are asked to state their affiliation, (expected) date of receipt of their PhD and the names of their committee members in the email. The closing date for receipt of submissions is 13 March 2022.

We look forward to your submissions!

The Editorial Board