Our prizes recognise excellence in scholarship and knowledge exchange. They are celebrated at our annual conference and through our blog.
Our current prizes are:
The SHS Book Prize is for the best book (not the author’s first) in social or cultural history.
The Pamela Cox Public History Prize is awarded to a postgraduate student or an early career researcher who can demonstrate excellence in taking their research beyond the academy.
The Postgraduate Exchange Prize is awarded to a postgraduate student or an early career researcher for a blog submission.
Past prizes include:
The Postgraduate Paper Prize awarded by the SHS committee for the best paper by a postgraduate student at the SHS annual conference.
The Postgraduate Poster Prize chosen by a public vote at the SHS annual conference.