Alumna Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos awarded James Whiston Memorial Prize

Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos stood giving a talk with a piece of paper in her hand, wearing a burgundy top and grey blouse.

St Cross alumna Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos (DPhil International Relations, 2012) has been awarded the James Whiston Memorial Prize 2021 for her 2-part article on 'Education, Intelligence and Cultural Diplomacy at the British Council in Madrid, 1940–1941’.

The annual prize is awarded to the author of the article, on any subject within the field of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. It is judged by a Panel of peer assessors to be the most original, accomplished and important study recently published or accepted for publication in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies or the Bulletin of Spanish Visual Studies

Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos is also the co-founder, with St Cross student Sharinee Jagtiani, of Global Thinkers of the International - a project aiming to revitalise silenced and underrepresented voices in international relations.  


Many congratulations to Marina on her great achievement! 


Image: Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos at Global Thinkers event in February 2020