Book Prize, Prizes Category

WHN Book Prize Winner 2018

This year’s winner was Briony McDonagh’s Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape 1700-1830 published by Routledge in 2017. This book provides an explicitly feminist historical geography of the eighteenth-century English rural landscape. The panel considered that the book an original, path-breaking book which makes a…

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WHN Book Prize 2019

An annual £500 prize for a first book in women’s or gender history. The Women’s History Network (UK) Book Prize is awarded for an author’s first single-authored monograph. Entries close on 31 March 2019 (for books published during 2018). Criteria…

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Prizes Category

2018 Schools History Prize Winner

The Steering Committee are delighted to announce the winner of the #PressforProgress Schools’ HistoryPrize. The winning entry, submitted by Oaklands School, was a thought-provoking project that connects the past to the present and reminds us all that the fight for…

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WHN Conference 2018 – Programme and Booking Details

Conference Programme Please download the programme – WHN Conference 2018 Programme 2.5.18 Booking Details Conference website WHN Members can now book the Early Bird 2 day package and non WHN members can now book either the Early Bird standard 2…

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