Call for nominations: The Frieda Saeys Prize

The Board of the Frieda Saeys Foundation announces the first of an ongoing series of awards to support master and/or doctoral students to attend the Etmaal conference, organized under the auspices of NeFCA.

The Frieda Saeys Foundation strives to stimulate research in memory of the late Professor Frieda Saeys (1948-2007), Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences, who studied and lectured in the fields of media, gender, policy, and diversity.

The student winner will be selected by a Review Committee from submitted abstracts of papers on topics related to gender and media. The Review Committee includes faculty members of the Department of Communication Sciences of Ghent University.

The prize awarded will consist of conference attendance fees, and, for meetings outside of the immediate area, transportation and/or housing support, the total not to exceed 300 Euros. Abstracts are not required to have been submitted to Etmaal.

Applications for the Frieda Saeys Prize must be submitted as a pdf file to, and include the author’s name, contact information, affiliation, title, and an abstract of 300 words or less. Proposals may be in English or Dutch. Applications must be received no later than 20 November 2018.

The Frieda Saeys Prize