Call for submissions: Reginald Taylor & Lord Fletcher Essay Prize, British Archaeological Association (Deadline 1 December 2021)

The British Archaeological Association invites submissions for the Reginald Taylor & Lord Fletcher Essay Prize, awarded biennially for the best unpublished essay submitted on aspects of the art, architecture or archaeology of Europe or the Mediterranean from the Roman era to the Middle Ages, or their study.

The prize consists of a bronze medal and a cheque for £500, and prize-winning essays are commonly published in the Journal of the British Archaeological Association (subject to approval via peer review). The essay should represent original and rigorous research and should normally be no longer than 8,000 words, not including footnotes. Through this prize the BAA seeks to recognize developing researchers (of any age), so those who already have a substantial publication record are ineligible to apply.

Essays (including illustrations) should be submitted as a single PDF file, and sent as an attachment to Further details are available at

The deadline to submit essays is midnight on 1 December 2021.


Published by charlottecook

Charlotte Cook graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in European History from Washington & Lee University in 2019. In 2020 she received her Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, earning the classification of Merit. Her research explores questions of royal patronage, both by and in honor of rulers, in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. She has worked as a researcher and collections assistant at several museums and galleries, and plans to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2022.

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