In order to support cultural historical research and encourage scholars
in their early career, the International Society for Cultural History
(ISCH) offers an essay prize that will be awarded each year to the best
article on cultural history. The ISCH Prize in 2018 is 350 €. The
winning article will also be published in the society’s journal, Cultural
The ISCH welcomes original texts that make an insightful
contribution to scholarship on cultural history through
methodological innovation, theoretical originality or historiographical
significance. Articles on any aspect of cultural history, on any historical
period or geographical area will be accepted for consideration.
Submissions should be original, unpublished works in English,
written by scholars who, when applying for the prize, are either
preparing their PhD or have completed their PhD during the last five
years. Essays should be double spaced, and no more than 7,000 words in
length (including references).
To submit an entry, please send a complete application to each
member of the Prize Committee. The submissions should include a
cover sheet with author information, a short CV and the essay itself. All
files should be in pdf format.
Your submission must be sent not later than 30 April 2018. The
winner will be announced at the 11th ISCH Conference, to be held in
the United States in New York, September 13-16 2018.

Please send your submission to:
Prof. Alessandro Arcangeli, Chair of the Prize Committee
University of Verona

Prof. em. Harvey Green
Northeastern University

Dr Josephine Hoegaerts
HCAS – Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

Dr Carolina Orloff
University of Edinburgh

Dr Mauricio Sánchez Menchero
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México