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2021 Du Châtelet Prize call for submissions

Updated: Jul 19, 2021

Submissions are invited for the 2021 Du Châtelet Prize in Philosophy of Physics

The topic for this year’s prize is "Measurement practices in the physical sciences: correlation, calibration and stabilization"

The winner will receive $1000, an invitation to participate in a workshop to be held at Duke University (provisionally scheduled for April 2022), and an invitation to have their paper considered for publication in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. The prize is open to graduate students, and to scholars within 5 years of PhD as of the submission deadline. Submissions should not exceed 10,000 words.

The deadline for submissions is August 10th, 2021 (midnight GMT). For more details of the prize and of submission requirements, see below.

The members of this year’s prize committee are: Alisa Bokulich (Boston University), Katherine Brading (Duke University), Hasok Chang (Cambridge University), Daniel Mitchell (Science History Institute), and Wendy Parker (Virginia Tech).

The Du Châtelet Prize in Philosophy of Physics is supported by Duke University in collaboration with Studies in History and Philosophy of Science.

For more information contact Katherine Brading (

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