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The Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association (Madrid) announces the eighth edition of the "Juan de Goyeneche Prize for Historical Research", which rewards 2,000 euros for the best work on the figure, life and work of this 18th century great man.
The works can be sent until September 30 this year to the association itself and must be unpublished, written in Spanish and have an extension of between 50 and 75 pages.
The decision of the jury, appointed by the Governing Council of the Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association, will be made public during the fourth quarter of 2019. And the award ceremony will be held at a relevant event organized by the association in which the author will have the opportunity to present his work.
The objective of this award, which has the honorary presidency of their majesties the kings of Spain, is promote the study of issues related to Juan de Goyeneche, as well as his closest descendants and the historical context of the time.
In the words of Antonio Calvo-Manzano, responsible for organizing the award, “this humanist, born in Navarra and who left an extraordinary architectural legacy in Madrid, is a an essential figure in the development and economic transformation of Spain in the 18th century because, without Goyeneche, Spain would never have been able to make the leap from a backward, dark and rural world to a scene of modernity ”.
01.- The author or authors signing works related to the life and work of Juan de Goyeneche, his closest descendants and the historical context of the time will be eligible for the Prize.
02.- Applicants will have to send to the Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association "Juan de Goyeneche Award Call", Cardinal Marcelo Spínola 48, 2º-B. E-28016 Madrid, the following documentation: «curriculum vitae», photocopy of the DNI or passport and the work that opts for the Prize printed on paper and on computer support. In the case of several authors of the same work competing for the award, each author must present the referred documentation.
03.- The works that are eligible for the announcement of this award must be unpublished, not having been previously published in any public media.
04.- The works will be written in Spanish, with an extension between 50 and 75 pages, A4 size, composed in Arial font, size 10 and spacing of 1.5 lines.
05.- The last non-extendable date for the receipt of applications, documentation and work, is September 30, 2019.
06.- The Prize is endowed with an economic amount of Two Thousand Euros (2,000 Euros). In the event that the awarded work is by several authors, the amount of the Prize will be distributed among the aforementioned authors.
07.- The decision of the Jury, appointed by the Governing Council of the Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association, will be made public during the fourth quarter of 2019.
08.- The award ceremony will be held at a relevant event organized by the Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association and during which the author of the winning work must deliver a lecture on said work.
09.- The Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association will have the most absolute freedom to disseminate the awarded work in the way it deems most convenient, without this implying the transfer of any of the rights that as author assist the winner or winners of the Prize.
10.- The winning work will be published on the website of the Nuevo Baztán Historical Heritage Association.
11.- The decision of the Jury is final and no communication will be maintained with the applicants for the award, except for the winner or winners of the same.
12.- Candidates for this Award accept these bases in their entirety, with the Jury in charge of resolving those matters that are not contemplated in them.
Here you can see the complete bases.