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October 17th 2019

Cundill History Prize finalists reckon with Nazi legacies, the dreams and tragedies of American history, and the force of Maoism

Cundill History Prize finalists reckon with Nazi legacies, the dreams and tragedies of American history, and the force of Maoism

The UCL Professor of German History Mary Fulbrook, the Harvard Professor Jill Lepore, and Julia Lovell, Professor of Modern China at Birkbeck College, are the 2019 finalists.

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September 20th 2019

Jurors hail works that “seek to illuminate contemporary dilemmas” on 2019 Cundill History Prize shortlist, announced in New York

Jurors hail works that “seek to illuminate contemporary dilemmas” on 2019 Cundill History Prize shortlist, announced in New York

The twice Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor, Chair, was tonight joined by his jury of world-class historians to announce the 2019 Cundill History Prize shortlist.

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September 19th 2019

How the Cundill History Prize will unfold: New York, Toronto, Montreal

How the Cundill History Prize will unfold: New York, Toronto, Montreal

Our 2019 roadshow will take the Cundill History to New York, Toronto and Montreal.

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June 25th 2019

The longlist for the 2019 Cundill History Prize

​The jury has chosen 14 exceptional titles to be longlisted for the 2019 Cundill History Prize.

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March 14th 2019

Cundill History Prize announces 2019 jury at The London Book Fair, seeks even more submissions from all parts of the world

Cundill History Prize announces 2019 jury at  The London Book Fair, seeks even more submissions from all parts of the world

International trade and university publishers can submit to the US$75,000 prize until April 1.

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November 16th 2018

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

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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