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IN THE NEWS

National Post, After Hours (December 21, 2013)
cundill_2013_national_post.pdf

New York Times, (December 4, 2013)
The Ten Best Books of 2013

Culture.PL, (November 26, 2013)
Anne Applebaum's Cundill Prize

American Academy, (November 22, 2013)
Anne Applebaum wins the 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

PopBuzz, (November 22, 2013)
Anne Applebaum wins McGill University's Cundill Prize

The Gazette, (November 21, 2013)

Quill and Quire, (November 21, 2013)
Anne Applebaum wins Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Newswire, (November 21, 2013)
Anne Applebaum wins 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill

Gazeta Wyborcza, (November 21, 2013)
Applebaum otrzymała Cundill Prize za książkę "Za żelazną kurtyną"

Gazeta Wyborcza, (November 21, 2013)
Anne Applebaum z najwyższą na świecie nagrodą za książkę historyczną

Washington Post, (November 20, 2013)
Anne Applebaum wins 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill

National Post, (November 20, 2013)
Fredrick Logevall: Hail to the hedgehogs

National Post, (November 19, 2013)
Christopher Clark: The Great Belgian Blunder

National Post, (November 18, 2013)
Anne Applebaum: The agony of liberation

National Post, (November 16, 2013)
Christian Caryl: Before the Ayatollahs

McGill Reporter, (November 15, 2013)
Four Burning Questions for Christopher Clark, finalist for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

National Post, (November 14, 2013)
Lynne Olson: America’s two giants, America’s two choices

McGill Reporter, (November 12, 2013)
Four Burning Questions for Fredrik Logevall, finalist for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

National Post, (November 11, 2013)
Tom Reiss: The real Count of Monte Cristo

McGill Reporter, (November 4, 2013)
Four Burning Questions for Anne Applebaum, 2013 Cundill Prize Finalist

McGill Reporter, (October 2013) Finalists: 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature Press Release

The Reporter, (September 27, 2013)

Shortlist announced: Six books competing for the world’s most lucrative award for historical writing

The Gazette, (March 5, 2013)
Andrew Preston wins Charles Taylor book prize Author is professor of history at Cambridge

Maisonneuve, (February 12, 2013)
Interview with Stephen Platt

The Republican, (January 8, 2013)
University of Massachusetts historian Stephen Platt receives prestigious Cundill Prize

Asia Society, (December 13, 2012)
Interview: Qing Historian on Past Political Drama and Current Political Debate

Christopher Moore History News, (December 5, 2012)
Cundill Prize 2012: Stephen Platt on China's wars

The Gazette net, (December 3, 2012)
UMass historian Stephen Platt wins 2012 Cundill Prize

Quill & Quire, (December 3, 2012)
Stephen Platt wins 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill

CBC News, (November 30, 2012)
Stephen Platt wins $75K Cundill Prize in History

McGill Reporter, (November 30, 2012)
Stephen Platt wins 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill

McGill Reporter, (October 29, 2012)
Four Burning Questions for Louie Palu, photojournalist

National Post, (October 29th, 2012)
Cundill Prize in History announces shortlist

Quill & Quire, (October 29th, 2012)
Cundill Prize in History at McGill shortlist announced

McGill Reporter, (October 29th, 2012)
Short list announced: Cundill Prize at McGill

CBC News, (October 29th, 2012)
Steven Pinker among finalists for $75K Cundill Prize

The New Yorker Review of Books, (October 25, 2012)
The Strange Victory of Padro Pio

McGill Newsroom(October 10th, 2012)
Cundill Prize in History at McGill 2012 long list

The Globe and Mail, (October 5th, 2012)
If you love history, read on - Jeffrey Simpson

National Catholic Reporter, (June 14, 2012)
British historian: Church has not learned from abuse in past centuries

McGill Reporter, (Feb. 13, 2012)
…for newly knighted church scholar Diarmaid MacCulloch

BBC News, (Jan. 9, 2012)
New Year Honours: Knighthood for Prof Diarmaid MacCulloch

The Gazette, (Dec. 23, 2011)
The marks of a saint and the verdict of history

Radio Canada International, (Dec. 2, 2011)
The most lucrative award for history writing - the legacy of Canadian Peter Cundill

The Star, (Nov. 19, 2011)
Ever heard of the Cundill Prize?

McGill Reporter,  (November 18, 2011)
2011 Luzzatto wins fourth annual Cundill Prize

National Post, (Nov. 14, 2011)
Sergio Luzzatto wins 2011 Cundill Prize in History

National Post, (Oct. 13, 2011)
Nominees for Cundill Prize in History Revealed

McGill University Press Release, (October 2011)
2011 Cundill Prize - McGill announces trio short-listed for $75,000 U.S. Cundill writing prize

McGill University Press Release, (October 2011)
2011 Cundill Prize - World's largest history book awards selects top new must-reads

McGill AlumniOnlineCommunity, (Mar. 10, 2011)
Memorial Service for Peter Cundill - London

Global News, (Feb. 18, 2011)
Peter Cundill found wealth where others feared to tread

CTV News, (Feb. 17, 2011)
He found wealth where others feared to tread

CTV Globe Media/TD Waterhouse, (Feb. 11, 2011)
Remembering Peter Cundill

McGill Reporter, (Feb. 8, 2011)
F. Peter Cundill 1938-2011

Debates of the Senate (February 8, 2011)
Statements from Senator Michael Meighen and Senator Serge Joyal  [.pdf]

The Star, (Jan. 31, 2011)
F. PETER CUNDILL

The Gazette, (Jan. 30, 2011)
Investor Peter Cundill shook up money management industry

The Gazette, (Jan. 28, 2011)
Awakening to Canadian non-fiction

The Gazette, (Jan. 28, 2011)
Peter Cundill, a Canadian investment star, dies at 72

Canadian Obituaries, (Jan. 28, 2011)
CUNDILL, F. Peter

Mackenzie News, (Jan. 28, 2011)
Peter Cundill, 1938-2011

The Aspen Institute, (Jan. 27, 2011)
The Aspen Institute Mourns the Loss of Lifetime Trustee Peter Cundill

The Globe and Mail, (Jan. 27, 2011)
Peter Cundill's last interview

Canada Com Network, (Jan. 27, 2011)
Peter Cundill

McGill Reporter, (Jan. 27, 2011)
News in brief for the week of January 24, 2011

Investment Executive, (Jan. 27, 2011)
Global value investor Peter Cundill dies

To Find the Principles, (Dec. 7, 2010)
Historian Marla Miller Honored for Work on Betsy Ross

University of Oxford, (Nov. 25, 2010)
Oxford theologian wins non-fiction prize

University of Oxford, (Nov. 21, 2010)
Prof. Diarmaid MacCulloch wins 2010 Cundill Prize in History

Edmonton Journal, (Nov. 21, 2010)
A week of literary awards

The Underground, (Nov. 19, 2010)
Book tracing 3,000 years of Christianity wins top Canadian award

McGill Reporter, (Nov. 17, 2010)
British historian Diarmaid MacCulloch takes home 2010 Cundill Prize in History

Times Colonist, (Nov. 16, 2010)
Briton wins Cundill Prize

University of North Carolina, (Nov. 16, 2010)
UNC Ph.D. Marla R. Miller - A finalist for the prestigious Cundill Book Prize

Nanaimo Daily News, (Nov. 16, 2010)
Cundill prize awarded

The Star Phoenix, (Nov. 16, 2010)
MacCulloch wins history book award

In The Loop, (Nov. 15, 2010)
Miller's 'Betsy Ross' wins Cundill Excellence award

McGill Events, (Nov. 15, 2010)
Cundill Lecture with Lisa Jardine
Cundill Prize Poster [.pdf]

MacLean's.com, (Nov. 15, 2010)
British historian Diarmaid MacCulloch wins Cundhill Prize for non-fiction book

Dallas News.com, (Nov. 15, 2010)
"A History of Christianity" wins Cundill Prize

Winnipeg Free Press, (Nov. 15, 2010)
British historian Diarmaid MacCulloch wins Cundhill Prize for non-fiction book

The Montreal Gazette, (Nov. 15, 2010)
British historian wins McGill's Cundill book prize

The Dallas Morning News, (Nov. 15, 2010)
"A History of Christianity" wins Cundill Prize

Midnight poutine events, (Nov. 15, 2010)
Cundill Prize Lecture in History with Lisa Jardine

The Globe and Mail, (Nov. 15, 2010)
British church historian wins McGill’s Cundill Prize

CBC News, (Nov. 15, 2010)
British historian wins Cundill history prize

The National Post, (Nov. 15, 2010)
British professor wins Cundill literary prize

Cundill Prize Press Release, (Nov. 14, 2010)
Download Press Release
A History of Christianity named winner of 2010 Cundill Prize in History

The Star, (Oct. 23, 2010)
Adam Gopnik’s bedtime editors

The McGill Reporter, (Oct. 19, 2010)
Cundill Short list announced

In the Loop-UMassAmherst, (Oct. 14, 2010)
Miller's 'Betsy Ross' is now a Cundill finalist

McGill Newsroom, (Oct. 13, 2010)
Finalists for 2010 Cundill Prize announced

Pretty Good Neighbor, (Oct. 13, 2010)
UM professor’s book shortlisted for major prize

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (Oct. 13, 2010)
UNC Ph.D. Marla R. Miller - A finalist for the prestigious Cundill Book Prize

The Journal Pioneer, (Oct. 13, 2010)
Shortlist announced for historical non-fiction award
(No link available)

University of Minnesota (Today’s News), (Oct. 11, 2010)
Finalists announced for 2010 Cundill Prize in History

Today’s Zaman (Turkey), (Oct. 11, 2010)
Book on Ottoman history shortlisted for Cundill Prize

The Australian, (Oct. 9, 2010)
Over Flow

The Gazette, (Oct. 8, 2010)
Cundill prize short list announced

Article also appeared in the following: Leader-Post, Edmonton Journal, The Star Phoenix

The National Post, (Oct. 8, 2010)
Finalists announced for 2010 Cundill Prize in History

Cundill Prize Press Release, (Oct. 7, 2010)
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2010 CUNDILL PRIZE IN HISTORY
Download Full Press Release [.pdf]

The Star, (Oct. 7, 2010)
History book award finalists

Christopher Moore's History News , (Oct. 7, 2010)
Short list

Canada.com, (Oct. 7, 2010)
Please note that the longlist was announced on Sept. 23.
Longlist announced for historical non-fiction award

Star Tribune (Minneapolis), (Oct. 7, 2010)
UM professor's book shortlisted for major prize

The Gazette, (Sept 24, 2010)
Adam Gopnik and the long list for McGill's Cundill history prize

Cundill Prize Longlist Announced , (Sept 23, 2010)
Cundill Prize in History: Long list announced

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, (Sept, 2010)
The Cundill Prize in History at McGill

History News Network, (June 14,2010)
Cundill Top Young Historians

CREES-Center for Russian and East European Studies, (May 4, 2010)
Cundill International Prize and Lecture in History

Humanities and Social Sciences Online, (April 21, 2010)
Cundill International Prize in History at McGill

Education Heat, (April 20, 2010)
Canada: Cundill International Prize and Lecture in History at McGill University

Southern Methodist University, (Spring 2010)
The Comanche Empire [.pdf]

University of California, (December 2009)
Professor of History Receives the Cundill International Prize in History Recognition of Excellence

Policy Options, (December 2009-January 2010)
Champlain's The founding of Quebec, at “the narrowing of the waters”

Policy Options, (December 2009-January 2010)
Champlain's Dream: a stunning literary achievement [.pdf]

The Essex Library, (Dec. 9, 2009)
The Short List

Yale University Press London, (Dec. 3, 2009)
All can be saved

WorldPress.com, (Dec. 3, 2009)
We’re Going Dutch…but hold the roast beef and windmills

The Gazette, (Nov. 21, 2009)
Bestsellers

The Times Higher Education, (Nov. 19, 2009)
Appointments

Queen Mary University, London, (Nov. 19, 2009)
Professor Lisa Jardine awarded prestigious history prize

Sympatico.ca News, (Nov. 19, 2009)
U.K. author wins $75,000 US Cundill History Prize

World News (Nov. 18, 2009)
U.K. author wins $75,000 US Cundill History Prize

The Gazette, (Nov. 14, 2009)
Bestsellers

Peter Scott's Library Blog, Nov. 14
Lisa Jardine wins Cundill History Prize

The Gazette, (Nov. 14, 2009)
Bestsellers

Peter Scott's Library Blog, (Nov. 14, 2009)
Lisa Jardine wins Cundill History Prize

The Gazette, (Nov. 13, 2009)
Literary awards: who's in the running

The Gazette, (Nov. 7, 2009)
Bestsellers

Mackenzie News (Nov 6, 2009)
British historian wins the 2009 Cundill International Prize

Media News, London (Nov 4, 2009)
Lisa Jardine academic wins world’s largest prize for non-fiction history book

Ottawa Citizen (Nov 4, 2009)
Britain's Lisa Jardine wins Cundill history award

Lovereading.co.uk (Nov 4, 2009)
Lisa Jardine wins Cundill History Prize

The McGill Reporter (Nov 4, 2009)
Lisa Jardine wins 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

The Financial Post , (Nov. 3, 2009)
Cundill Prize winner drew on politics, gardening for historical analysis

Centre for Editing Lives and Letters , (Nov. 3, 2009)
Lisa Jardine wins Cundill Prize

Edmonton Journal (Nov 3, 2009)
British historian wins award for non-fiction

History News Network (Nov 3, 2009)
British historian lands major prize

Iran Book News Agency (Nov 3, 2009)
McGill's Cundill prize awarded to Lisa Jardine

The Globe and Mail (Nov 3, 2009)
British historian wins Cundill non-fiction prize

The Gazette (Nov 3, 2009)
British historian lands major prize

The McGill Tribune (Nov 3, 2009)
Lisa Jardine awarded second annual Cundill Prize in History

ActuaLitté (Nov 3, 2009)
Le prix d'Histoire Cundill 2009 attribué à Lisa Jardine
article available in french only

The Dallas Morning News (Nov 2, 2009)
U.K. author wins $75,000 US Cundill History Prize

The Vancouver Sun (Nov 2, 2009)
'History prize awarded chronicle of 'Holland's glory'

The National Post (Nov 2, 2009)
Lisa Jardine wins the $75,000 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

CBC.ca (Nov 2, 2009)
U.K. author wins $75,000 US Cundill History Prize

The Gazette (Nov 2, 2009)
McGill's Cundill prize awarded to Lisa Jardine

McGill Newsroom (Nov 2, 2009)
Lisa Jardine wins 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

AScribe-The Public Interest Newswire (Nov 2, 2009)
Lisa Jardine Wins 2009 Cundill International Prize in History; $75,000 U.S. Awarded to Author of 'Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory'

AScribe-The Public Interest Newswire (October 29, 2009)
Media Advisory: Cundill Book Prize Winner to Be Announced Nov. 2

The Globe and Mail (October 23, 2009)
Champlain's dream lives on in North America

Global Maritimes (October 21, 2009)
Samuel de Champlain book on list for the Cundill Prize

McGill Reporter (October 21, 2009)
History in the making

National Post (October 20, 2009)
Last call for $75,000 book prize

Financial Post (October 20, 2009)
Last call for $75,000 book prize

Kelowna.com (October 20, 2009)
Last call for $75,000 book prize.

The Gazette (October 20, 2009)
Cundill Prize shortlist announced

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

McGill Newsroom (October 19, 2009)
Shortlist announced: Cundill International Prize in History at McGill

National Post (October 19, 2009)
Finalists for the $75,000 Cundill International Prize in History at McGill announced

National Post (September 22, 2009)
Ten non-fiction authors recognized for literally making history

National Post (September 22, 2009)
Ten non-fiction authors recognized for literally making history

Global Toronto (September 21, 2009)
Samuel de Champlain book on list for the Cundill Prize

The Gazette (September 21, 2009)
Champlain's Dream one of 10 works of history up for McGill's Cundill prize

McGill Newsroom (September 21, 2009)
Longlist announced: 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

Hartford Courant (December 25, 2008)
Look For Books By State's Academics

The Star Phoenix (December 20, 2008)
Testing marital bonds in the old West

The Edmonton Journal (December 7, 2008)
Only you? Assessing the bonds of monogamy in the old West

Yale Daily News (December 5, 2008)
Briefly: History Professor Schwartz wins $75,000

McGill Reporter (November 26, 2008)
Yale professor wins inaugural Cundill Prize

Vancouver Sun (November 26, 2008)
Yale prof wins McGill's Cundill prize

Globe and Mail (November 26, 2008)
McGill's first Cundill history prize goes to Yale scholar

The Gazette (November 26, 2008)
Yale history prof wins inaugural award

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Centraal (November 26, 2008)
‘Matters of Exchange’ wins Excellence Award.

National Post (November 25, 2008)
Stuart B. Schwartz wins $75,000 Cundill International Prize

McGill Tribune (October 28, 2008)
Cundill Prize shortlist announced

The Chronicle Herald (October 26, 2008)
McGill announces finalists for prize

The Gazette (October 22, 2008)
Finalists named for Cundill Prize

THE WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE AT UCL (October 22, 2008)
"Matters Of Exchange" makes Cundill International Prize shortlist

CBC News (October 22, 2008)
Trio of professors shortlisted for $75,000 US historical writing prize

The Canadian Press (October 22, 2008)
Finalists announced for McGill's inaugural Cundill International Prize in History
(Also see: The Peterborough Examiner, Lethbridge Herald, Chronicle Herald, Breitbart.com, The Hamilton Spectator, Yahoo.ca, The Western Star, CJAD News Radio Montreal, 660 News Calgary)

Globe and Mail (October 22, 2008)
SHORT LIST ANNOUNCED FOR CUNDILL $75,000 HISTORY PRIZE

The Gazette (October 22, 2008)
Finalists named for Cundill Prize

National Post (October 21, 2008)
Cundill International Prize in History shortlist announced

The Ottawa Citizen (September 29, 2008)
We strive to keep textbook costs down

The Edmonton Journal (September 26, 2008)
Local Prof Up for Book Prize

Globe and Mail (June 21, 2008)
Let's give the past a future

The McGill Reporter (April 24, 2008)
History-making prize

The Gazette (April 18, 2008)
Cundill history prize is value philanthropy

CBC News (April 18, 2008)
Former Montrealer sets up $75,000 prize for history writing

Globe and Mail (April 17, 2008)
Canadian establishes world's largest historical non-fiction prize

Actualitté (April 17, 2008)
Canada : le plus important prix de littérature historique

National Post (April 16, 2008)
A richer history
(Also see: The Gazette, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen)


OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASES

Media Relations Office (McGill University)
November 25, 2008
McGill announces winner of inaugural Cundill International Prize in History

Service des relations avec les médias (Université McGill)
Le 25 novembre 2008
Annonce du lauréat du tout premier Prix international Cundill en histoire


Media Relations Office (McGill University)
October 21, 2008
Shortlist for largest historical lit prize announced

Service des relations avec les médias (Université McGill)
Le 21 octobre 2008
La liste abrégée, d’après la longue liste d’ouvrages historiques, est annoncée


Media Relations Office (McGill University)
September 4, 2008
Cundill International Prize in History longlist announced

Service des relations avec les médias (Université McGill)
Le 4 septembre 2008
Dévoilement de la liste des œuvres finalistes du Prix international d’histoire Cundill


Media Relations Office (McGill University)
April 17, 2008
Largest literary prize in history makes history

Service des relations avec les médias (Université McGill)
Le 17 avril 2008
Le plus important prix de littérature dans le domaine de l’histoire…s’inscrit dans l’histoire


PRESS CONFERENCE

Press Conference With Finalists (November 25, 2008)