Congratulations to the winners of the first (2016) edition of the Gaetano Cozzi award for unpublished essays, sponsored by the Fondazione Benetton Studi Recerche:
– Patrizia Giamminuti, Il Gioco dell’Oca: una proposta iconografica
– Andreas Hermann Fischer, A Remedy for the Weary Mind. Intellectuals and Play in the Middle Ages
– Mark Kaethler, Jean Barbier and Thomas Middleton Rewrite the Rules of Chess
The call is out for submissions to the next round of the award (deadline: December 31, 2017). Studi Ricerche sponsors two annual awards of 3,000 Euros each for young scholars of games, festive events, sports and leisure activities in general up to the outbreak of World War II; and winning articles are published in the journal «Ludica. Annali di storia e civiltà del gioco».