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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

Leading the charge in bringing the past to the public

Leading the charge in bringing the past to the public

HistoryExtra's David Musgrove on a very worthy 2019 Cundill History Prize shortlist, and why he is delighted to be partnering with the Cundill History Prize.

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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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September 13th 2019

An exhilarating, absorbing trek

An exhilarating, absorbing trek

Mark Gilbert, Professor of History & International Studies at John Hopkins SAIS, on his experience as Chair - and why the Cundill History Prize fully deserves the jury's hard work.

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September 6th 2019

“But this changes everything!”

“But this changes everything!”

Carol Berkin on how a Cundill History Prize finalist made her realise that she would have to revise every lecture she had ever written on the subject.

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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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