Congratulations to Prof. Brendan O'Leary, winner of the Juan Linz Prize / Félicitations à Prof. Brendan O'Leary, gagnant du prix Juan Linz

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The first ever Juan Linz Prize was awarded to Prof. Brendan O'Leary.

Prof. O'Leary in unfortunately unable to attend the Congress and will be recognized at the 2016 World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.

About the winner

Brendan O'Leary was born in Cork, Ireland, and grew up in Nigeria, Sudan, and Northern Ireland.  He has degrees from  Oxford University and   the London School of Economics & Political Science (where  he became Professor of Political Science, head of its Government Department, and an elected Academic Governor). Since 2002 he has been Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of over twenty books, many with John McGarry, and hundreds of  chapters/articles. He has written extensively on power-sharing (especially in consociations and pluralist federations),  national and ethnic conflict-regulation, national self-determination, and national, ethnic and communal violence. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Uppsala, Western Ontario,  Queen’s Belfast, and the National University of Ireland Galway.  O’Leary has regularly  engaged in constitutional and policy advisory work, notably  in Northern Ireland, Somalia, Nepal, Sudan and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and has been employed by the European Union and the United Nations for his expertise on power-sharing, federalism and minority rights.

About the prize

The purpose of the Juan Linz Prize is to honour a prominent scholar engaged in the Decentralization, Multinational and Multiethnic  Integration and Federalism Comparative Research of which Juan Linz was a master. The recipient presents the Juan Linz lecture or leads a special session at the IPSA World Congress of Political Science. The award is made on the recommendation of the Committee on Awards. It is supported by the Juan Linz fund.

Juan Linz fund was created and sponsored by the EUSKOBAROMETRO observatory of the University of the Basque Country, is open to new other institutional participants and managed by the Spanish Political and Administrative Science Association.

Amount - $3,000 US

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Le premier Prix Juan Linz est décerné au Prof. Brendan O'Leary.

Prof. O'Leary est malheureusement dans l'impossibilité d'assister au Congrès et sera conséquemment honoré au Congrès mondial de 2016 à Istanbul, Turquie.

À propos du gagnant

Brendan O'Leary was born in Cork, Ireland, and grew up in Nigeria, Sudan, and Northern Ireland.  He has degrees from  Oxford University and   the London School of Economics & Political Science (where  he became Professor of Political Science, head of its Government Department, and an elected Academic Governor). Since 2002 he has been Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of over twenty books, many with John McGarry, and hundreds of  chapters/articles. He has written extensively on power-sharing (especially in consociations and pluralist federations),  national and ethnic conflict-regulation, national self-determination, and national, ethnic and communal violence. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Uppsala, Western Ontario,  Queen’s Belfast, and the National University of Ireland Galway.  O’Leary has regularly  engaged in constitutional and policy advisory work, notably  in Northern Ireland, Somalia, Nepal, Sudan and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and has been employed by the European Union and the United Nations for his expertise on power-sharing, federalism and minority rights.

À propos du prix

L'objectif du Prix Juan Linz est d'honorer un éminent chercheur engagé dans la décentralisation, l'intégration multinationale et multiethnique et la recherche comparative sur le fédéralisme, domaine d'expertise de Juan Linz. Le bénéficiaire présente la conférence Juan Linz ou dirige une séance spéciale lors du Congrès mondial de science politique de l'AISP. Le prix est décerné sur la recommandation du comité des bourses. Il est soutenu par le fonds Juan Linz.

Le fonds Juan Linz a été créé et parrainé par l'Observatoire EUSKOBAROMETRO de l'Université du Pays Basque, qui est ouvert à l'adhésion de nouveaux participants institutionnels et qui est géré par l'Association espagnole des sciences politiques.

Montant - 3000$ US