In winning the 2021 Cundill History Prize, historian and professor Marjoleine Kars says she hopes the Guyanese will feel supported.
The Cundill History Prize Lecture is set for December 1, with last year’s winner, Camilla Townsend, speaking.
The historian Margaret MacMillan, a former Cundill History Prize jury chair, speaks with current chair, Michael Ignatieff, in a Frankfurt Studio event.
With its finalists to be named from Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Cundill History Prize releases its shortlist.
The four jurors joining Michael Ignatieff for the Cundill Prize this year are based in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
The former leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Michael Ignatieff is also the author of several books including a Booker-shortlisted novel.
Townsend’s ‘Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs’ uses indigenous Nahuatl language sources and stories to surface its themes.
Saying that each book has ‘a striking resonance for the world around us in 2020,’ the Cundill jury’s Peter Frankopan names the finalists.
Canada’s Cundill History Prize reveals its larger-than-usual shortlist of 10 titles, Peter Frankopan calling them ‘a fantastic collection.’
Said to ’embody everything the Cundill History Prize is here to celebrate,’ Julia Lovell’s ‘Maoism’ becomes the 11th winner of the award.