The historian, author, university professor and former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Michael Ignatieff will chair the jury for the 2021 Cundill History Prize.
Camilla Townsend has been named winner of the 2020 Cundill History Prize for Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs.
The three 2020 Cundill History Prize finalists shared their take on history's contemporary significance with prize coordinator Mackenzie Bleho, who here distils their answers
Christienna Fryar convenes the first MA in Black British History in the UK. Why have history departments in Britain been such inhospitable places for this study to flourish?
Vincent Brown, William Dalrymple and Camilla Townsend are the 2020 finalists for the world’s leading history prize — the US$75,000 Cundill History Prize.
The ten authors on the 2020 Cundill History Prize shortlist discuss books that have touched them, in an article compiled by prize coordinator Mackenzie Bleho.
The 2018 Cundill History Prize finalist Sam White revisits a moment in time when a changing climate and the spread of infectious disease have collided before.
The books on the 2020 shortlist shine a light on imperialism, colonialism, oppression and conflict, often by giving voice to those seen as merely subject to it.
The jurors have chosen 16 exceptional titles to be longlisted for the 2020 Cundill History Prize.
Jason Opal, Chair of the Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill, on the challenges of continuing the discipline of history through the pandemic.