The society offers a prize for the best paper given by a postgraduate student at the annual conference.

 

Find out how to submit your paper

 

Recent Winners

2018: Stephanie Allen (University of Hertfordshire), Recreating Virginity: Fears of Sexual Deviance in Early Modern England, c. 1540-1750. You can read more about the winning paper here.

2017: Sophie Greenway (University of Warwick), Producer or consumer? The house, the garden and the sourcing of vegetables in Britain, 1930-1970. You can read the winning paper here.

2016: Kate Gibson (University of Sheffield), Natural Alliances: Illegitimate Children and Familial Relationships in Long Eighteenth Century England. You can read the winning paper here.

2015: Alex Loxham (Lancaster University), Handling the Stock: Women, Fabric and Tactility in Nineteenth-Century English Shops. You can read the winning paper here.

2014: Leah Astbury (University of Cambridge), Caring for Newborns in seventeenth-century England.