Welcome to Harvard College's annual International Photo Contest! Since 2004, undergraduates at Harvard College have submitted photographs documenting their travels around the globe.
See the collection of the prize-winning pictures of the past eight years online.
All current Harvard students who have
studied, worked, interned, or done research abroad are encouraged to submit their best photos in the following four categories:
2. Sense of Place/Culture
Deadline for submission of photos is October 1, 2012.
Click here to submit an entry. Each student may compete in up to 2 categories (one photograph per category).
Photos will be judged by Deborah Martin-Kao, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography of the Fogg Art Museum,
Acting Head, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Chief Curator
A specialist in mid-twentieth-century American art, Martin-Kao has organized exhibitions, lectured, and published on a wide
array of topics. She is co-author of the award-winning exhibition catalogue Ben Shahn's New York: The Photography of Modern Times (Yale Press: 2000), and Gary Schneider: Portraits (Yale Press: 2004).
The International Photo Contest reception - during which photo contest winners will be announced - will be held during International Education Week, November 12-16, 2012.
Prizes to be awarded include:
Best in Show
1st prize in each category
2nd prize in each category
3rd prize in each category
Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Prize
Korea Institute Prize
Harvard Summer School Prize
Center for European Studies Prize
South Asia Initiative Prize
Center for Middle Eastern Studies Prize
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Prize
Office of Career Services Prize
Center for Hellenic Studies Prize
Harvard China Fund Prize
Let's Go Prize
Committee on African Studies Prize
Asia Center Prize