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DAVID KIMBLE PRIZE
The editors of the Journal of Modern African Studies are proud to announce the David Kimble Prize, to be awarded annually to the author(s) of the best academic article published in the journal in the previous calendar year. The prize will be adjudicated by the editors of the Journal of Modern African Studies. The prize honours Professor David Kimble (1921–2009), who was founding editor of the journal in 1963, and who tirelessly edited it for the next 35 years, leaving an indelible mark on African Studies.
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