‘It’s so easy now to turn the past into myth,’ says Pulitzer Prize -winning Cundill juror Anne Applebaum. She and her colleagues flag historical analysis amid a pathogen’s assault and leadership failures.
The new jury chair of the Cundill History Prize, Peter Frankopan, on why history books and writing are important in this time of ‘shifting geopolitical sands.’
Said to ’embody everything the Cundill History Prize is here to celebrate,’ Julia Lovell’s ‘Maoism’ becomes the 11th winner of the award.
Three female authors and historians have been selected as the 2019 finalists for the US$75,000 Cundill History Prize, the winner to be named in November.
Five women and three men make the shortlist for the 2019 Cundill Prize, which stresses history for non-historians and internationalism.
As the deadline arrives today (April 15) for submissions to Canada’s Cundill History Prize, the Goethe-Institut names its Wolff Translator’s shortlist.
‘A lot harder than it sounds’ to get right, Cundill History Prize jurors hail Maya Jasanoff’s ‘first-class historical writing’ on Joseph Conrad.
The Cundill History Prize, working its way down to a winner, has announced its ‘even shorter list’ of three finalists, with the winner to be named later this month in Montreal.
From studies of the Vatican and politics to climate change and factories’ impact on societies, the Cundill History Prize shortlist for this year is notable, according to the jury chair, for its authors’ craftsmanship.
The five-person jury of history experts on why history writing is important and how they will choose this year’s winner of the Cundill History Prize.