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Duncan Tanner Essay Prize

Twentieth Century British History (TCBH) is pleased to sponsor an annual Essay Prize. The aim of the Duncan Tanner Essay Prize is to encourage a high standard of scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad.

2014 Winner


The winner of the 2014 Duncan Tanner Essay Prize is:

Against the 'Sacred Cow': NHS Opposition and the Fellowship for Freedom in Medicine, 1948-1972
by Andrew Seaton, New York University

Andrew's winning article will be published later this year.

Previous winning articles (freely available online)


THE PRIZE

  • 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: 1 November 2014

The competition is open to anyone currently registered for a higher research degree, or who completed one no earlier than October 2013. Entries must be accompanied by an official Duncan Tanner 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 Helen McCarthy
Department of History
Queen Mary, University of London
London
E1 4NS
UK

Email:h.mccarthy@qmul.ac.uk

PROMOTE THE PRIZE

A poster to promote the Essay Prize is available as a PDF to download here.