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2020 RHS Award Winners

2020 RHS Award Winners

In a virtual ceremony which went live this afternoon, the Royal Historical Society has announced its Publication, Teaching and Fellowship Awards for 2020. The ceremony also included its joint awards with the Institute of Historical Research, and the IHR Prizes....
RHS Whitfield Book Prize – The 2020 Shortlist

RHS Whitfield Book Prize – The 2020 Shortlist

The 2020 Shortlist for the RHS Whitfield Prize is announced today. “This year’s Whitfield Prize shortlist is exceptionally strong. Every one of these titles displays British or Irish History at its best: innovative in approach, extensively researched, critically...
Old Words and New Worlds

Old Words and New Worlds

Dr Aysha Pollnitz, Assistant Professor of History at Rice University, won the Society’s 2016 Whitfield Prize for her book ‘Princely Education in early modern Britain’. Here she discusses how her research has moved on to liberal education in early...