For the second time, ReNEW awarded the ‘Early Career Paper Prize’. The prize recognizes outstanding early career papers in research about the Nordic region. Eligible candidates are PhD students or those who have completed a PhD within the last three years and have presented their paper at a ReNEW event. For this years prize the paper had to be presented after the Third Nordic Challenges conference, i.e. 9 March 2019 or later, including virtual events and papers accepted for the 2022 conference.
The 2022 ReNEW Early Career Paper Prize in social sciences was awarded to Phd student Davide Orsitto from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy, currently guest researcher at Roskilde University, for the paper “Varieties of Post-Pandemic Capitalism: a Quantitative Comparison between Sweden and Italy’s Economic Policy and Political Ideology”. The paper was presented at ESPAnet-ReNEW workshop on Social Citizenship, Democracy and Sustainability in the Nordic countries on 26-27 May 2022 at the University of Iceland.
The 2022 ReNEW Early Career Paper Prize in humanities was awarded to Doctoral student Frederik Forrai Ørskov from Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki for the paper “The Scandinavist Origins of ‘Nordic Peace’: Fredrik Bajer and the Peaceful Afterlife of a 19th Century Pan-Ideology” was first presented at the “Revisiting Nordic Peace” workshop on 18-19 March 2019 in Oslo.
The winners were awarded 17,500 SEK prize money and diploma.
The jury consisted of Professor Caroline de la Porte, Copenhagen Business School and Research director emeritus Henrik Stenius, University of Helsinki.