Jerusalem campaign launches contest of science and literature

Jerusalem campaign launches contest of science and literature

The popular campaign for the celebration of Jerusalem as the capital of Arab culture 2009 announced the launch of Jerusalem prize in two fields, the scientific research and literature.

The prize for the scientific research will be devoted to research papers on humanitarian, social, religious, archeological, architectural and economic sciences.

The contest organizers said that research papers submitted should stick to the methods of scientific research and documentation and be characterized by new additions in areas relating to Jerusalem.

With regard to literature, the participants should compete in literary work in the areas of poetry, novel and critical studies which address the Palestinian cause especially the aspects related to the city of Jerusalem.

The two first place winners in both fields will receive a prize of $10,000, each while $3,000 would be allocated for the second place and $2,000 for the third place.

The Zaytouna center for studies and consultations will judge the submitted scientific research papers, while the Palestine center for culture will judge the literary works.