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Regeni Prize for dissertations on the protection of human rights. Deadline: 15 March 2021

The Italian Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR) establishes five prizes for master's and doctoral theses, named in memory of Giulio Regeni, an Italian researcher killed in Egypt while working for his Ph.D. research. 

The call, issued by the MUR and managed by the CRUI (Conference of Italian University Rectors), aims to award university students and young researchers presenting concrete proposals for the protection of human rights in the economic, social, and political spheres.

Dissertations presented between 1st January 2019 and 31 December 2020 can be presented. 

Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners in a single instalment as follows:

- three €3,000.00 prizes (three thousand each) for master's theses

- two € 6,000.00 prizes (six thousand each) for Ph.D. theses.

Only the following categories can submit the eligible thesis:

- Department Directors of the Italian state and non-state legally recognized universities;

- Deans of University, schools, or faculties, acting as an interdepartmental liaison between institutions.

Deadline: 15 March 2021.

For further information, please consult the link and document attached below. 

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