Call For Nominations: The Antonio Zampolli Prize

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Standing Committee on Awards is seeking nominations for the 2017 Antonio Zampolli Prize. The Zampolli Prize recognizes a single output in the field of Digital Humanities by any scholar or scholars at any stage of their careers. As such, it offers a unique opportunity to reward individual projects that have been either formative or had a decisive impact upon the field as a whole. As the prize is awarded to the project as a whole, the recipients can be a single individual or a collaborative group of scholars, researchers and/or practitioners. The output recognized can take any form: published research, developed resources or tool(s) for research. To be eligible for the prize, the nominated project must involve in the innovative use of information and communications technologies. A triennial prize of the ADHO, the Zampolli prize winner will be announced at the 2016 ADHO conference in Krakow, and the prize will be awarded at the 2017 conference in Montreal. We urge you, as members of the field to take this opportunity to offer recommendations for outstanding work that you feel deserves recognition.
 
Nominations should consist of a document (1500-2000 words) describing the work to be nominated and the individual(s) involved, paying special attention to the relevance and importance of this work to the field as a whole. Please include a brief description of the work, a discussion of its innovative use of information technology and, particularly, the importance of this project to the Digital Humanities. Special consideration will be given to nominations that include statements from multiple people speaking to the relevance of the work. Please  address nominations to the Standing Committee on and send electronic copies to mark.algee-hewitt@stanford.edu. Nominations will be accepted until April 1st, 2016.  
 
For further information on the Zampolli Prize, including the terms of the award and the protocols for its selection, please visit: http://adho.org/awards/antonio-zampolli-prize/protocol.