For her doctoral thesis, historian Acelya Bakir received the drupa Prize 2023. With this award, drupa honors and promotes outstanding young academics in the Philosophical Faculty at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (Germany) every year.
The Euro 6,000 prize was presented by Wolfram N. Diener, President & CEO of Messe Düsseldorf; Erhard Wienkamp, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf; Dr. Martin Goch, Chancellor of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf; and Dr. Frank Meier, Dean of Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf on August 28, 2023. Dr. Andreas Pleßke, Spokesman of the Board at Koenig & Bauer and Chairman of the drupa committee, congratulated the prize winner on her achievement in a personal video message.
The next drupa will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany from May 28 – June 7, 2024.