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.
Professor of History and International Studies at Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe
CUNY Graduate Center Baruch Presidential Professor of History
Harvard Professor of History and of African and American Studies and Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Oxford Professor of Global History and author of the best-selling book The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
Canada’s most decorated journalist and author, who has won all three of the country’s leading literary prizes, among other awards
Shortlist announcement, London
End of October
Finalists announcement, Toronto
Cundill History Prize Lecture & Festival, McGill University, Montreal
Cundill History Prize Gala and winner announcement, Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal
Don't miss your chance to attend the Cundill History Prize Gala in Montreal in November 2018.