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Congratulations to Mary Fulbrook for winning the Prize 2019 with her book ‘Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice’.

Tonight is the Prize 2019 winner announcement! Who will win? Blair, Fulbrook, Lincoln, Mynott, Sturgis or Taylor? All worthy winners with outstanding books about . A difficult decision for the judges!

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New British Academy Wolfson Fellowship scheme announced today

Today, a new major new funding initiative between the Wolfson Foundation and the British Academy opens to support the next generation of research and engagement leaders in the humanities and social sciences. If you are a talented early career researcher looking for...

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Wolfson History Prize now has its own Twitter handle

We are thrilled to launch the Wolfson History Prize's dedicated Twitter account. Please follow @WolfsonHistory and #WolfsonHistoryPrize for the latest prize updates! We look forward to keeping you updated about the Wolfson History Prize 2019.

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