Host, CBC Ideas
Featuring the 2022 winner Tiya Miles, the runners-up Ada Ferrer and Vladislav Zubok, chair J.R. McNeill, the jurors, and many others
2021 Cundill History Prize Winner for Blood on the River
A Great Slave Revolt Up Close: Guyana, 1763
On Sunday, February 27, 1763, thousands of enslaved people in the Dutch colony of Berbice - in present-day Guyana - launched a rebellion that came amazingly close to succeeding. Marjoleine Kars will tell the explosive history of this little-known revolution, one that almost changed the face of the Americas.
Followed by a live audience Q&A.
'Passionate Histories: The historian and the politics of truth'
The three finalists in conversation
Moderated by Kristy Ironside, Assistant Professor of Russian History at McGill University
2022 Cundill History Prize Finalist for Cuba: An American History
2022 Cundill History Prize Finalist for All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, A Black Family Keepsake
2022 Cundill History Prize Finalist for Collapse: The Fall of the Soviet Union