Entries for the St Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize will close on 15 November 2017. The first prize, to the value of 10 million rubles, will be awarded to the author of the best research monograph or author(s) of a research article published on any topic of private law, private international law or comparative law. There is no word or page limit for monographs and articles. (Textbooks and academic commentaries are not eligible.)
Candidates’ monographs or articles must be nominated by one of the 81 universities and institutions listed on pages 8-11 of the competition guidelines, which are accessible here: https://spblegalforum.ru/cm/userfiles/file/SPBILF-2018_Award_eng.pdf.
The prize’s selection committee consists of experts many of whom are well-known to the readers of this blog, including Jürgen Basedow, Marta Pertegás, Michael Bonell, Roy Goode and Takeshi Kojima, to name a few.
The prize will be awarded at the VIII St Petersburg International Legal Forum in May 2018.
Further details on the conditions of the prize and the selection committee are available here: https://spblegalforum.ru/en/2018_SPBILF_Award.