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.
The Cundill History Prize is steering through one of the most challenging moments in recent world history with an exceptional jury of prize-winning historians and journalists.
The Professor of Global History at Oxford University Peter Frankopan, best-selling author of The Silk Roads, will chair the jury for the 2020 Cundill History Prize.
From the Lecture to the Forum, from the Fringe to the Gala - for one week in November the Cundill History Prize provides a stage for the best history writing from around the world.
Twice Pulitzer Prize winner Alan Taylor, our 2019 Chair of the Jury, on why serving on the Cundill History Prize jury has been one of the most rewarding experiences of his career.