The Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology

Now Accepting Applications

The 2020 Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize is now open for applications.

 

Deadline: January 22, 2020.

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2018 Competition Winners

Hosted by the Social Science Research Council, the biennial Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology recognizes students in the social sciences who incorporate visual analysis in their work. It is named for Rachel Dorothy Tanur (1958–2002), an urban planner and lawyer who cared deeply about people and their lives and was an acute observer of living conditions and human relationships.

The 2020 Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize is now open for applications. Entries must be received by January 22, 2020.

Winners will be notified by March 30, 2020. Up to three cash prizes will be awarded by the Research Committee of Visual Sociology at the Fourth International Sociological Association (IAS) Forum of Sociology, “Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality,” to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil from July 14-18, 2020. The first prize is $2,500 USD, the second $1,500 USD, and the third $500 USD. (Attendance at the forum is not a requirement, but is encouraged).

Applicants who are also interested in presenting a paper at the Forum of Sociology should submit an abstract to the ISA by September 30, 2019.

The Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology is made possible by a generous gift from the Mark Family Fund.