Athan Biss, University of Wisconsin-Madison wins the first Prof. Jan Lucassen Award with the paper: The Voice of the Race: The Fisk Jubilee Singers and African American Musical Diplomacy.
There are also 3 honorouble mentions for:
Temilola Alanamu (University of Exeter)
Guillaume Périssol (Universitë de Paris-Sorbonne
Valerio Torreggiani (Università della Tuscia at Viterbo)
Read the full jury report