Administered by McGill University in Montreal, the Cundill History Prize generously rewards the leading historians of our time, with US$75,000 going to the winner, and the two runners up each receiving a Recognition of Excellence Award, together with US$10,000. A distinguished jury is seeking the book that embodies historical scholarship, originality, literary quality and broad appeal. Previous winners include Thomas W. Laqueur, Susan Pedersen, Lisa Jardine, Anne Applebaum, and Diarmaid MacCulloch.
2017 Chair of Jury
Submissions open – April 10, 2017
Submissions close – June 16, 2017
Shortlist announced – TBC
Awards Ceremony – 16 November
Find out more about our distinguished jury for the Cundill History Prize.
Submissions for the Cundill History Prize 2017 will be accepted from April 10 to June 16, 2017