Cundill Prize

British historian Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 International Cundill History Prize

Published: 16Nov2017

The international Cundill History Prize today announced the British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The...

Short list announced for 2016 Cundill Prize in historical literature

Published: 6Oct2016

Today the jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical non-fiction writing announced this year's short list. Antonia Maioni, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts and Chair of the...

The Guardians wins Cundill Prize

Published: 3Nov2015

The winner of the 2015 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill was announced last night at a gala awards dinner held in Toronto. Now in its eighth year, the Cundill Prize is the world’s...

Shortlist: 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Published: 29Sep2014

The six books vying for the 2014 Cundill Prize in historical literature were announced today by Professor Christopher Manfredi, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts.

2014 Cundill Lecture: True Believers? The Nature of Collaboration and Opposition in Communist Regimes, by Anne Applebaum

8Oct201417:00

2013 Cundill Prize winner Anne Applebaum (Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944 - 1956) will deliver the annual Cundill Lecture, True Believers?

Annual Cundill Lecture, "The Long Road to the First Anglo-Chinese War", by Stephen R. Platt

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2013 Cundill Lecture, From 2012 Cundill Prize Winner Stephen R. Platt "Imperial Eclipse: The Long Road to the First Anglo-Chinese War"

Stephen Platt wins 2012 Cundill Prize at McGill

Published: 30Nov2012

A fascinating account of what is described as the most destructive civil war in the modern world has captured the richest prize for historical literature.

Short list announced: Cundill Prize at McGill

Published: 29Oct2012

The 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill jury has announced its short list of contending books, selecting three from the long list of six among 143 works submitted this year by publishers from...