Essay Prize

Mises 2017 Essay Prize

For the chance to win £500 and have your essay published by the Ludwig von Mises Centre UK, write and submit one of the following essays:

  1. To what extent is the UK economy ‘rigged’ in the interests of an elite?
  2. ‘The British Right has lost the Culture War.’ Discuss.
  3. ‘Oil wars.’ Is this an accurate summary of US-led interventions in the Middle East of the 21st century?

The author of the winning essay shall also receive an invitation to speak at a Mises 2018 conference.

We are looking for either undergraduate quality academic essays or well-argued opinion pieces of a publishable standard. Essays must be between 2,500 and 4,000 words (not including footnotes) and should be e-mailed to martland@misesuk.org 

The deadline for submissions is 12th December 2017. The winning essay will be revealed on 12th January 2018. Any runner-up essays shall – the author permitting – also be exhibited on the misesuk.org website.

Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito

(Do not give in to evil, but proceed ever more boldly against it)

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