Photo competition 2018 starts now!


Theme: Gender outside of the box

Deadline: 28 May 2018

LOVA is organizing its second photo competition! Share your most beautiful, extraordinary or original photo with LOVA and win prizes!


  • Send your photo to: It is allowed to send more than one photo.
  • The resolution of each photo should at least 300 dpi or 2 MB.
  • Add a few words explaining the context of your photo and your name and background.
  • Write in your mail: ‘I transfer my copyright to LOVA’.
    After receiving this permission the photo(s) submitted will be posted on the LOVA Facebook page: and viewers can ‘like’ or ‘share’ your photo or post a comment.
  • The photo that received the most ‘likes’ by 8 June 2018 wins the Audience award.
  • The photo that will be selected by a professional jury of anthropologists/ photographers wins the Jury award.


  • Jury award: Your picture and your name on the bi-annual LOVA postcard for PR. This card is distributed among all anthropology faculties in The Netherlands and at all LOVA activities in the upcoming two years.
    You also win a two year LOVA membership for free. This means receiving a hard copy of the annual issues of LOVA Journal and messages from the LOVA Mail Service (LMS)  about vacancies and interesting meetings and conferences.
  • Audience award: Free LOVA membership for two years, including the LOVA Journal and LMS.
  • The best 10 photos will be published on the LOVA website – – and in the December 2018 issue of LOVA Journal.


The award ceremony for the jury award en audience award will be at the annual LOVA study day on June 15, 2018.