Schmitt Prize 2018

Submissions are invited for the International Society for Intellectual History's 2018 Charles Schmitt Prize (which honours the contribution of Charles B. Schmitt - 1933-1986 - to intellectual; history). The prize is £250, plus £50 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 be published in the journal.

Submissions will be accepted in any area of intellectual history, broadly construed, 1500 to the present.Because it is a condition of the award that the paper awarded the prize will be published in IHR, submissions should not have been accepted for publication elsewhere, or exceed 9000 words (including footnotes). Eligibility is restricted to doctoral students and those who have submitted their PhD within two years of the closing date for the prize.

The paper should be sent as an email attachment (in Microsoft Word format) to and  The email itself should state that the paper is being entered for the Prize, and should confirm eligibility at the time of submission, as well as availability for the publication.

The closing date for the prize is midnight on 31 December 2017, and the winner will be announced by the 1 March 2018.



Published on: 
13 Oct 2017