The International Planning History Society (IPHS) invites applications for the East Asia Planning History Prize.
Application documents have to be submitted between October 1st and December 31st 2015.
The aim of this Prize is to encourage young scholars of East Asia to engage in planning history and to publish their work in English. It is also meant to expand IPHS membership in East Asia.
The Prize is awarded for outstanding research in the planning history of East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Japan, the two Koreas, Macau, Mongolia and Taiwan) published in English in the form of a refereed article by a single author in an academic journal (not in the conference proceedings), in the previous two calendar years before an IPHS Conference (from January 2014 to December 2015), by a native, citizen, and resident of a nation in East Asia under 45 years old as of the deadline date.
The Prize winner shall be an IPHS member at the time of awarding the Prize and should attend the 2016 IPHS Conference (to be held at Delft, Netherlands, on July 17-21), in order to receive the Prize and to present his/her work at the Conference. The Prize includes a cash award of 250 GBP.
Basic Concept and Management Principles of the EAPH Prize and Application form – Read more.
Kosuke Matsubara, ‘Gyoji Banshoya (1930-1998): a Japanese Planner Devoted to Historic Cities in the Middle East and North Africa’.
Shulan Fu, ‘Shan-shui Myth and History: The Locally Planned Process of Combining the Ancient City and West Lake in Hangzhou, 1896-1927’.
(Honorable Mention) Sanghoon Jung, ‘Oswald Nagler, HURPI, and the Formation of Urban Planning and Design in South Korea: The South-Seoul Plan by HURPI and the Mok-dong Plan’.