The latest update of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (published on 16 January 2014) adds biographies of 219 men and women who shaped the history of modern Britain, and who died in the year 2010.
The Fraenkel Prize, sponsored by Mr. Ernst Fraenkel OBE, joint President of the Library and former Chairman, will be awarded for an outstanding work of twentieth-century history in one of The Wiener Library’s fields of interest, i.e. the history of Europe; Jewish history; the two world wars; antisemitism; comparative genocide and political extremism.
Two distinct awards will be made:
- For a completed, but unpublished book;
- $6,000 prize money.
The Woolf Institute, which specializes in the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims from a multidisciplinary perspective, invites applications for its annual visiting fellowship.
The Fellowship is tenable for a two to three month period that overlaps one of the Cambridge terms 2015:
Lent term: 13 January–13 March 2015
Easter term: 21 April–12 June 2015
As the result of generous donations from an anonymous donor and our publisher (Routledge), the International Society for Intellectual History is offering, on an annual basis, a prize to honour the contribution of the late Charles Schmitt to intellectual history.
The prize is £250, plus £50 worth of Routledge books, and a year’s free membership of the ISIH with a subscription to the Society’s quarterly journal Intellectual History Review. The paper awarded the prize will also be published in the Intellectual History Review.