Tycho van der Hoog wins BISA African Affairs Postgraduate Paper Prize 2021

ASCL PhD candidate Tycho van der Hoog is the winner of the British International Studies Association (BISA) African Affairs Postgraduate Paper Prize for 2021. He has been awarded the prize for 'The Military Alliance Between North Korea and Southern Africa', according to the awarding panel 'an exciting paper that uses original research to revisit the history of the Cold War from both Africa and North Korean perspectives'. Tycho presented his paper during the event African International Relations in the new time of global crises in May 2021.

The BISA African Affairs Postgraduate Paper Prize is awarded for the best paper on a topic related to Africa, presented at either the BISA Postgraduate Network Conference or the BISA Annual Conference, by a postgraduate student (i.e. prior to graduation with a PhD). The award is £150 and winning authors are encouraged to submit their paper to African Affairs.

Tycho is currently integrating new material before he submits his paper to African Affairs for peer review.