The second Rascals Prize is scheduled for award next year. This S$2,000 prize is for the best research work related to LGBT issues and Singapore. The call for submissions was announced at the launch of this year’s Indignation – Singapore’s Pride Season – on 1 August 2010.

The entry can be in any one of three forms:

  • a written research paper (max 10,000 words)
  • a documentary film (max 60 minutes)
  • a audio programme (max 60 minutes)

All entries must reach the organisers by 31 January 2011, and the winner will be announced in August 2011.

The independent jury comprises four academics:
a) Dr Brian Bergen-Aurand, Assistant Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University.
b) Dr Terence Chong King Shan, Senior Fellow, Coordinator of Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
c) Dr Lai Ah Eng, Senior Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
d) Dr Lo Mun Hou, Assistant Professor, University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore.

For more details, download this pdf file.

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