Malangs South Asia Essay Prize 2016: £250 prize and award dinner

Entries are sought for the 2016 Malangs South Asia Essay Prize.  The winning entry will receive a £250 prize and an invitation to the award dinner.

Essays must be principally focused on some aspect of South Asia but may deal with any time period and may have been previously submitted in whole or in part as part of an Oxford degree.

Entries should be written in English, up to 5,000 words in length, and in a form suitable for publication. 

Candidates must be current (UG or PG) University students within the Social Sciences division. 

Entries should be sent to By 10th June 2016 

The Prize is generously funded by the Malangs Dining Society.

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links to previous winners:

Last year's winning essay by Bhumi Purohit is attached below.

The 2014 winning essay by Shannon Philip has now been published as an article and can be read here