TCBH Essay Prize 2009
Twentieth Century British History (TCBH) is pleased to sponsor an annual Essay Prize. The aim of the TCBH Essay Prize is to encourage a high standard of scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad.
The most recent winner of the TCBH Essay Prize is Allison Abra with her paper: “Doing the Lambeth Walk: Novelty Dances and the British Nation.” Read her article for free online.
Previous winning articles are also available freely online.
- 2007: Alasdair Pinkerton, "Strangers in the Night’: The Falklands Conflict as a Radio War"
- 2006: Sandra Dawson, "Working Class Consumers and the Campaign for Holidays with Pay"
- 2005: Dr. Dolly Smith Wilson, "A New Look At The Affluent Worker: The Good Working Mother In Post-War Britain"
- 2003: Dr. Selina Todd, "Poverty and Aspiration: Young Women’s Entry to Employment in Inter-war England"
- Publication of the winning essay in Twentieth Century British History
- A cash prize of £300
- £200 worth of OUP books
- One year's free subscription to Twentieth Century British History
THE COMPETITION RULES
Word limit: maximum of 10,000 words
Closing date for submissions: 15 October 2009
The competition is open to anyone currently registered for a higher research degree, or who completed one no earlier than October 2008. Entries must be accompanied by an official TCBH Essay Prize Entry Form which has been countersigned by the entrant's academic supervisor or head of department. The entry must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.
HOW TO ENTER
Full details and an Essay Prize Entry Form are available:
1. by downloading a PDF here
2. by writing to:
Dr Sian Nicholas
TCBH Essay Prize
Department of History and Welsh History
Wales SY23 3DY
PROMOTE THE PRIZE
A poster to promote the Essay Prize is available as a PDF to download here.
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