The Society is pleased to announce its third annual book prize of £1000, primarily aimed at early career researchers. The prize will be awarded for the best first monograph on the history of Christianity published during the previous calendar year. To be eligible for the prize, the work must meet the following criteria:
– be the author’s first monograph
– be on an aspect of the history of Christianity
– be an original and scholarly piece of academic research
– have been published in English during 2019
To be considered for this award, publishers (not authors) should send a copy of the monograph to the EHS Secretary, Dr Gareth Atkins, Queens’ College, Cambridge, CB3 9ET. The deadline for receipt of the nominated monographs is 31 January 2020. Publishers will be asked to provide two further copies of books that have been shortlisted for this award.
The winner of will be announced at the Society’s winter meeting in January 2020.
To see the 2019 Book Prize shortlist click here.
To see the 2018 Book Prize shortlist click here.
The President’s Prize is a new initiative and is awarded for the best communication given by an early career scholar in the year’s conferences. It is worth £1,000 and brings with it publication in Studies in Church History. Winners are also invited to provide a post based on their work for the EHS blog. The prize is judged by the President and Editors and may not be awarded every year. [Early career is currently defined as being within seven years of the award of a doctorate at the time of the relevant conference.]
*We are delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s President’s Prize has been awarded to Revd Dr Robert Evans (Chester) ‘God’s judgement in Carolingian law and history writing.’
Michael J. Kennedy Prize
The Kennedy Prize has been awarded since 2005 for the best communication given by a postgraduate student in the year’s conferences. It is worth £500 and brings with it publication in Studies in Church History. Winners are also invited to provide a post based on their work for the EHS blog. The prize is judged by the President and Editors and may not be awarded every year.
*We are delighted to be able to announce that the winner of the Michael Kennedy Prize, for the best paper given by a postgraduate student at one of our meetings, is Dan D. Cruickshank (Glasgow) ‘Debating the Legal Status of the Ornaments Rubric: Ritualism and Royal Commissions in late Nineteenth- and early Twentieth-Century England’.