Luke Foster JCER Best Article Prize 2019

UACES and JCER are delighted to announce the launch of the Luke Foster JCER Best Article prize 2019. The prize will reward the best article published in 2018 by a PhD student or an academic within 5 years of completing their PhD. 

The prize will be judged via a poll of JCER readers and UACES members. There is a £500 prize for the best article and two further prizes of £250 for the two runners up.

Please choose from the following articles (all open-access) and visit to vote (contact if you don't have the password):

  • 'Europeanization Through the European Women’s Lobby: A Sociological Comparison of the French and Belgian National Coordinations' by Claire Lafon. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'Food Security and Biofuels Regulations: the Emulsifying Effect of International Regime Complexes' by Amandine Orsini and Claire Godet. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'From the 2005 Constitution’s ‘Permissive Consensus’ To TTIP’s ‘Empowering Dissensus’: The EU as a Playing Field for Spanish Civil Society' by Luis Bouza and Alvaro Oleart. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'Issue Framing and Institutional Constraints in EU Agenda-Setting: an Analysis of European Union Sport Policy' by Borja Garcia, Mads de Wolff and Serhat Yilmaz. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'Multilevel Strategies for Political Influence: How and Why Do Domestic Civil Society Organisations Seek Political Influence at National and EU Levels?' by Hakan Johansson, Roberto Scaramuzzino and Magnus Wennerhag. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'Partnership with Civil Society and the Legitimacy of EU Policymaking: Exploring Actors’ Normative Arguments in Four Member States' by Andrey Demidov. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'Reversed Conditionality in EU External Migration Policy: The Case of Morocco' by Fanny Tittel-Mosser. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'The Legitimacy Of European Networks: Perspectives From Belgian Civil Society Organisations' by Samuel Defacqz. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'The Participation of Slovenian Civil Society Organisations in EU Policymaking: Explaining their Different Routes' by Meta Novak and Damjan Lajh. READ ARTICLE.
  • 'Views of Europe: National Civil Society Organisations for Binational Family Rights on the Road to Brussels' by Laura Odasso. READ ARTICLE.

In order to vote for your favourite visit You will need a password in order to vote. Contact admin[at]uaces[dot]org for the password. UACES members and JCER readers have received the password by email.

Voting closes at midnight on 23 June 2019 (BST).

As an added incentive, everyone who votes will be entered into a draw to win a year’s membership of UACES. One free membership is up for grabs.