The Association makes an annual award or awards for the best publication(s) of the year in the field of citizenship education and identity related to children and young people that has been written by a CiCea members. The Awards identify and promote excellence in publication in the field and to commend the quality of publication by members of the Association.



Publications submitted must be published in the year, and must be either authored or co-authored by a member or members of the Association, and be in either print or e-format, as a journal article, book, chapter, or any other form of publication. The first awards were made for publications that appeared in 2010.


Nomination Process

Nominations must be made on the form below, by any member of the Association, including the authors of the nominated work. An anonymised version of the work submitted must be submitted in an electronic copy format. The deadline for nominations for 2019 are now being accepted. All submissions must be received by May 4th, 2020, and sent electronically to ciceassociation @ gmail . com, to be reviewed.


The Publications Award Process

The Executive Committee has nominated an publications award committee, which may contain some or all members of the Executive Committee. The publications award committee makes a shortlist of works, and then announces the winners at the Association's Annual General Assembly.


Application Form and Regulations

Download the full regulations and an application form.




2018 Awardees

Several submissions were considered for 2018. The award winner was announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in Prague:

Best Research Publication: Ross, A. (2018). Finding Political Identities: Young People in a Changing Europe (Plagrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series). London: Palgrave Macmillan, 


2017 Awardees

There were several submissions for 2017. The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in Warsaw:

1. Best Research Article:   Monro, S., & Van der Ros, J. (2017). Trans* and gender variant citizenship and the state in Norway. Critical Social Policy, 38(1): 57-78.

2. Best Praxis Publication: Cowan, P. & Maitles, H. (2017). Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education. London: SAGE Publications Ltd.


 2016 Awardee

There were two (2) submissions for 2016. The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in Bruges:

Savva A., & Telemachou N. (2016). Voices and Positions. In Gonçalves S., & Majhanovich S. (eds) Art and Intercultural Dialogue. Comparative and International Education (A Diversity of Voices). Sense Publishers Rotterdam.


2011 Awardee

There were two (2) submissions for 2011. The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in York:

Mycock, A. (University of Huddersfield, UK, CiCea Institutional Member) & Tongue, J. for their 2011 publication entitled 'A Big Idea for the Big Society? The Advent of National Citizen Service', The Political Quarterly, 82(1): 56-66.


2010 Awardee

There were three (3) submissions for 2010.  The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in Dublin:

Maria Erikson and Elisabet Näsman (Uppsala University, Sweden, a CiCea Institutional Member) for their 2010 publication entitled Interviews with 'Children Exposed to Violence', Children & Society, 26(1). DOI: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2010.00322.x