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Joe Webster wins Peters Prize

PhD student Joe Webster has won the annual Emrys Peters Prize for the best essay by a postgraduate student in British anthropology.

Joe has won this year's Emrys Peters essay prize, awarded by the Manchester department of Social Anthropology, for his piece entitled  "I got saved at the sea";  'Born-Again' Testimony in a Scottish Fishing Village".

Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester runs the annual Emrys Peters Essay Prize competition. This prize fund was founded in 1989 by a gift from Mrs Stella Peters, in memory of her husband, Professor Emrys Lloyd Peters, who taught in the Department between 1955 and 1984. It has a value of £300 and is offered for the best essay, of around 8000 words (including notes, excluding bibliography), on an anthropological topic which falls within any area of Social Anthropology. It will be open to any student who, at the annual closing date, is completing or has just completed a postgraduate degree at a university in the United Kingdom. 

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