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
Longlist announced – September 26, 2017
Shortlist announced – end of October
Cundill History Prize Gala – November 16, 2017
Find out more about our distinguished jury for the Cundill History Prize.
Don't miss your chance to attend the Cundill History Prize Gala in Montreal on November 16, 2017.