Contemporary British History / Centre for Modern British Studies Postgraduate Prize

Contemporary British History, Taylor and Francis, and the Centre for Modern British Studies offer a prize of £250 to postgraduate researchers giving a paper at the conference.

PGRs: we invite you to submit the written text of your conference paper to This does not have to be a polished or final draft, but should be no more than 3500 words long.

All conference delegates: if you want to commend a particular PGR paper or papers please let us know! Email noting what you value in the paper and why you think it matters.

Submitted papers will be read by three Contemporary British History editors: Lucy Robinson (Sussex), Camilla Schofield (UEA), and Matt Houlbrook (Birmingham) and judged on the basis of their originalityclarity, and rigour. The deadline for submissions is 5.00 pm on Monday 10 July. We aim to announce the result by Friday 21 July.

The successful postgraduate will have the opportunity to work with one of the Contemporary British History editors in developing their paper for submission to an appropriate academic journal (which does not have to be CBH).

Thank you to Taylor and Francis for their generosity in supporting this prize.


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