Winners of the 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on Nationalism

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world?

The winners came from Canada, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And the winners are:


First Prize

Is Nationalism an Asset or a Hindrance in Today's Globalized World?
Coen Armstrong, age 16, Eton College, United Kingdom

Joint Second Prize

Nationalism: A Reason for Optimism
Nicholas Ganghyun Kim, age 16, Seoul Foreign High School, Seoul, South Korea

Nationalism: A Modern Asset
Gabriella Nicole Veda, age 16, Dian Harapan School, Jakarta, Indonesia

Third Prize

The Bane of Nations: Nationalism in the Modern World
Michael Wallace, age 16, Wilton High School, United States

Honorable Mentions

Trump vs. Carnegie: A Debate on Nationalism
Dante Kirkman, Palo Alto Senior High School, United States

Nationalism Stops the Movement of our Rapidly Growing Globalized World
Lucy McMahon, 9th Grade Student, Miss Hall's School, Lenox MA, United States


First Prize

Globalization vs. Nationalism. Gross National Product vs. Gross Nat...
Oksana Kravchenko, age 21, Moscow State University of International Affairs, Russia

Second Prize

Rekindling Nationalism through Symbolism: Asset or Hindrance to Glo... 
Soumya Mahalakshmi, age 21, R. V. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, India

Third Prize

Coexistence in the World of Nations
Mirko Savković (born in Serbia now a citizen of Croatia), age 24, Cankaya University, Turkey


First Prize

Nationalisms: Constructive and Destructive
Carter Vance, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Second Prize

Nationalism Version 2.0 is Congruent with Globalization
Muktar A. Gadanya, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

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Comment by Ekemini Akaninyene Effiong on March 15, 2017 at 5:53am

Congratulations to all the winners.

Comment by Peter Obafemi Lawal on February 25, 2017 at 12:16pm

Congratulations to all the winners. Hoping that the world could learn more on the effects of national movement in shaping our global interaction.

Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on February 24, 2017 at 7:43pm
Congratulations to everyone!
Comment by Usman Ismail on February 24, 2017 at 6:08pm

A very big congrat to all the winners. My special felicitations goes to Dr. Gadanya Kano Nigeria. I am highly inspired by your writings. I pray that one day some times my name be published here as one of the winners.

Congrats once again

Comment by Tinka George William on February 24, 2017 at 5:26pm
Congratulations from #Uganda
Comment by Al LeBlanc on February 24, 2017 at 2:59pm


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