Deadline 17 June 2016
How is Theories of Knowledge influencing your research? Have the ideas explored on the course inspired you to change your thinking about a particular problem? How have the lectures opened your eyes to new avenues in your research? Solved something you were stuck on? Improved your depth of analysis?
In an essay of about 1500 words, describe how two or more of the lectures in the Theories of Knowledge series have changed your thinking about some aspect of your ongoing doctoral research.
Winning essays may be published on the SGSAH website or blog, and the author of the best essay will receive a Research Award of £500, to be used for conference travel, archival work, or other research-related activity.
Essays will be judged on how well they:
- engage with lecture concepts
- demonstrate understanding of lecture content
- explicate a compelling research problem
- exhibit clarity of expression and argument
- showcase originality in research
Essays should be around 1500 words, and must engage at least two Theories of Knowledge lectures, as well as a significant aspect of your doctoral research.
Please submit your essay as an MSWord document or a PDF. Do not include your name within the submission itself, as essays will be judged anonymously.
Please include the along with your essay.
Discursive notes should be kept to a minimum, but any references should be fully documented in footnotes. Please do not include an additional bibliography.
Submit essays to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, 17 June 2016 (23:59) with the subject line: Theories of Knowledge Essay Submission.
First published: 4 May 2016