Developing Areas Research Group's annual essay competition
The Developing Areas Research Group (DARG) of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) are pleased to announce their annual essay competition. The competition is in memory of David W. Smith, an outstanding scholar committed to researching cities in the Global South. He died in 1999.
Lower Sixth/Year 12 students from across the UK are invited to write an essay of up to 1,500 words on the following title:
“In reference to one city in the Global South, investigate and evaluate in what ways different groups make claims to public spaces?”
Essays must be received by Friday 15 March 2019.
The prize is £100 voucher from Routledge Publishers. Please include your name, school and contact details with your essay. Your teacher must confirm that the essay is your own work. Essay should be word processed and 1.5 spaced. The word count does not include the reference list.
Please submit your essays (and any questions) to firstname.lastname@example.org