Women’s History Network Community History Prize 2017

The Women’s History Network is a national association and charity for the promotion of women’s history and the encouragement of women and men interested in women’s history. Established in 1991, the network reaches out to welcome people from any background who share a passion for women’s history.

This annual prize of £500 is awarded to the team behind a Community History Project by, about, or for women in a particular locale or community which has been completed between the 1 January 2016 and 31 May 2017.  It has been sponsored by The History Press since 2015.

The winners will be invited to receive their prize at the 26th Annual Women’s History Network Conference at University of Birmingham on 1-2 September 2017.

To see the shortlisted entries from last year, go to http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/articles/the-2016-womens-history-network-community-prize-winners/

Community History Prize 2018

We encourage submissions from projects which include a strong element of community engagement or collaboration and which communicate a sense of heritage uncovered and learning shared by participants from outside the academic or professional heritage sector.

Projects can have creative or wellbeing outcomes, as well as research outputs, but the entrants’ activity must have led to the creation of something which is based on and communicates the findings of the group’s historical research, such as a production, artwork, website, documentary, pamphlet, heritage trail, book, exhibition, artefact or event.

ENTRY FORM Community History Prize 2018.

Deadline for nominations is 31 May 2018




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