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November 16th 2018

Walking in Joseph Conrad’s footsteps, Maya Jasanoff wins 2018 Cundill History Prize

The Harvard professor Maya Jasanoff wins the 2018 Cundill History Prize.

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October 31st 2018

Cundill History Prize jury pushes the boundaries of history writing with finalists that are “great literature”

Cundill History Prize jury pushes the boundaries of history writing with finalists that are “great literature”

Three exceptional American historians have been named as finalists for the world’s leading history prize.

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September 25th 2018

Page-turning narratives on globally relevant issues shortlisted for The 2018 Cundill History Prize

Page-turning narratives on globally relevant issues shortlisted for The 2018 Cundill History Prize

The world’s leading history prize (US$75,000) has announced an exceptional shortlist of award-winning historians tackling globally relevant issues.

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September 12th 2018

The longlist for the 2018 Cundill History Prize

The jury has chosen 12 exceptional titles to be longlisted for the 2018 Cundill History Prize. The shortlist of eight will be announced at Canada House, London, on 25 September.

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June 15th 2018

Eminent jury of world-leading historians to judge Cundill History Prize in record year for submissions

Eminent jury of world-leading historians to judge Cundill History Prize in record year for submissions

An international jury of eminent historians has been announced as the jury of the 2018 Cundill History Prize.

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April 9th 2018

2018 Cundill History Prize opens for submissions

Submissions are now open for the $75,000 Cundill History Prize, which recognizes and rewards the best history writing in English.

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November 17th 2017

British historian Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 international Cundill History Prize

British historian Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 international Cundill History Prize

Ground-breaking study of Siberian exile under the Tsars receives the jury’s unanimous vote

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October 26th 2017

Cundill History Prize feeds international debate with finalists on inequality, Vietnam and the terror of exile

The Cundill History Prize has announced a controversial thesis on inequality, a myth-shattering history of Vietnam, and a study of Siberian exile under the Tsars as finalists.

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October 20th 2017

Thomas J. Laqueur, winner of the 2016 Cundill History Prize, to give Cundill History Prize Lecture on November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th at 5PM McGill University Faculty Club – Leo Yaffe Billiard Room 3450 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC

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September 26th 2017

US$75,000 Cundill History Prize reveals longlist that stretches the globe

US$75,000 Cundill History Prize reveals longlist that stretches the globe

The Cundill History Prize has revealed a longlist that ranges from Vietnam to the Islamic world and from Russia to North America.

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