IF Volunteer Jonathan Hughes explores the duties and obligations between generations The birth of Prince George is a pertinent reminder to both Prince Charles and to the nation that we have a duty to leave the planet as we found it, as parents and as grandparents. We are often accused of allowing our children to inherit a polluted world, because of our unsustainable lifestyles — though this is just one aspect of our legacy. The example of Private Finance Initiatives PFIs demonstrates how we are also guilty of placing a heavy financial burden on the shoulders of future generations as well. PFIs are a type of long-term debt which enables the public sector to finance new infrastructure projects while spreading the costs out over a long period, usually 25 to 30 years.
The invited judges for this second year of the prize are Samira Ahmed and Diane Coyle. The winner will then be asked to develop her proposal into a 20, word essay for publication by Virago in For full terms and conditions see below.
For further press information please contact: It will be awarded for the most original and exciting Proposal for an essay on politics or economics that is received in accordance with these terms and conditions.
Entrants to the competition are required to submit a Proposal for an essay on politics or economics consisting of i a full outline for the essay including chapter breakdown of 1, words and ii a sample extract which should be no more than 2, words. The Proposal and essay must be in English and must be double New statesman essay competition and delivered by 31 July A shortlist of no more than ten Proposals will be chosen by a panel of judges comprising editors from Virago and New Statesman.
The winning Proposal will be chosen by a second panel of four judges including our two external ones. The winning Proposal will be the one that demonstrates originality and rigorous thinking.
The winner will be asked to develop their Proposal into a 20, word essay for publication by Virago as an eBook.
The contract will set out the terms and condition governing date for delivery of the essay and publication of it throughout the world. The contract will also include a right to publish the essay in other formats, the right to sublicense publication of the whole or part to a third party and a first option to LBBG in the event that the essay is developed into a full book.
The deadline for delivery of the essay will be 31 January or such other date as may be agreed between LBBG and the winner.
By submitting the Proposal the entrant undertakes and warrants that the Proposal and essay will consist of her own original work and will not infringe the intellectual property rights of anyone. The entrant further warrants that the work will not contain any material which is defamatory, private, confidential or which is unlawful in any way.
Any entry in breach of this clause will be disqualified from being considered by the Judges. In that event, LBBG may select another winner from the shortlisted entries or it may decide not to award any Prize at all. Any entries received outside these specified times and dates will not be eligible for entry to the competition.
The names of the winner and shortlisted entrants will be announced on The Virago website, The New Statesman website on October 2 They will be informed via email. Their names may also be publicised in other media or on social media sites.
As Virago is an imprint for women authors, the competition is only open to women. Entrants, writing in English but of any nationality, must be aged 18 or over and must not have had any book except an academic work published in any format.
The competition is not open to employees of LBBG or New Statesman, their families, or to anyone professionally connected to the competition or to judges either themselves or through their families.
An entrant may submit up to two entries. Third or subsequent entries will be disqualified. Entries will not be accepted via agents, third parties or in bulk.
LBBG is not responsible for contacting or responding to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries that are lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.He was a 19th century hero who represents a model of statesman so important for creating understanding and balance in thinking about critical issues today.
ESSAY CONTEST SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS High School Students: 1st Place = $1, and 2nd Place = $ The elder statesman of oceanic sailing surprises himself and the one-time race leader after more than 3, hard miles between France and Guadeloupe. A Mixed Two Person Keelboat Offshore will.
This week's edition of the New Statesman carries an article by Mark Damazer CBE, Master of St Peter's, on the current debate surrounding university tuition fees.. In the article, the Master examines the various debates that have taken place with regards to tuition fees since they were first introduced in the late s, comparing British circumstances with those elsewhere, and arguing that, if.
In its four years, the prize has led to many new and exciting opportunities for winners and runners-up. Hedley Twidle, winner of the very first Bodley Head FT Essay Prize, is now a regular contributor to the FT and other outlets including the New Statesman.
For the State Youth Essay competition, students in grades three through five must write an essay on this theme for , "My American Hero is ” in an Entry forms with essay need to be turned in at the local VFW Post.
Journalist Laurence Blair, 24, has won the £1, Bodley Head FT Essay Prize for " Years of Solitude: Bolivia’s Dreams of the Sea". The prize, going into its fourth year in seeking.