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The French History Article Prize

The Society for the Study of French History and the editors of French History, in conjunction with Oxford Journals, wish to announce the creation of a prize, to be awarded annually, based on articles published in the journal.

The Current Winner

Andrew Counter has been awarded the 2015 French History Article Prize for his article:

Mingrat: anatomy of a restoration cause célèbre

Previous winning articles are also available free online. Click the links below to access.

The Competition

The prize is open to historians whose work has been published in the journal, and who are within 15 years of submission of their doctorate at the time of submission of their article. The prize is designed to promote and acknowledge outstanding work from French history scholars early in their career, whatever their nationality.

A panel of senior historians, drawn from the editorial board, will judge the best articles, and the prize-winner will be invited to receive their award at the annual conference of the Society for the Study of French History.

The Prize

The prize is worth £250, with a further book prize to the value of £250 sponsored by Oxford Journals.

The journal has a wide and international readership, and it is hoped that scholars who are at an early stage in their career will gain wide recognition through the publicity provided by this prize.

Upon the panel's decision the prize-winning article will be made freely available online.

For more informaton

Further information on the prize may be obtained from the editor of French History, Dr Julian Wright: