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Charles Schmitt Prize 2018

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 Charles B. Schmitt (1933-1986) to intellectual history. The prize is £250, plus £100 worth of Routledge books, and a year’s free membership of the ISIH with […]

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2017 Charles Schmitt Prize Winning Essay

The International Society for Intellectual History is delighted to announce that the 2017 Charles Schmitt Prize has been awarded to Mark Thomas Young of the University of Bergen, Norway, for his essay, ‘Enchanting Automata: Wilkins and the Wonder of Workmanship’. This year’s competition received a good range of high-qualities entries, so the judges would like to commend Mark Thomas Young on his […]

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Hobbes Studies Essay Competition 2017

Hobbes Studies Essay Competition 2017 Submissions Due: 3 March 2017 Hobbes Studies is pleased to invite submissions to the 2017 Hobbes Studies Essay Competition. Submissions should treat the philosophical, political historical, literary, religious, or scientific aspects of the thought of Thomas Hobbes and be no more than 10,000 words. Essays are invited from researchers in […]

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Hobbes Studies Essay Competition

Hobbes Studies Essay Competition Submissions Due: 30 June 2016 Please find attached the ad for the 2016 Hobbes Studies Essay Competition. Submissions should treat the philosophical, political historical, literary, religious, or scientific aspects of the thought of Thomas Hobbes and be no more than 10 000 words. Essays are invited from researchers in any field […]

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Charles Schmitt Prize 2016

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 Charles B. Schmitt (1933-1986) 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 […]

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Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize Deadline: 1 November 2014  From 2015, the Hakluyt Society will award an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. Winners will be invited to publish their essays in the online Journal of the Hakluyt Society (www.hakluyt.com) if they wish to do so. The prize […]

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2014 Schmitt Prize: Winning Essay Announced

The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Charles Schmitt Prize. The Prize was awarded to Daniel Bessner for his essay, ‘Murray Rothbard, Political Strategy, and the Making of Modern Libertarianism in the 1970s’. The winning essay will be published in Intellectual History Review, in due course. The judges […]

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BSHS John Pickstone Prize

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new prize. The BSHS John Pickstone Prize will be awarded every two years to the best scholarly book in the history of science (broadly construed) in English, alternating with the Dingle Prize for the best popular book. The […]

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Charles Schmitt Prize 2014

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 […]

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Prize: The 3rd Notes and Records Essay Award

The 3rd Notes and Records Essay Award This is open to researchers in the history of science who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years. The unpublished essay, based on original research, should relate to aspects of the history of science covered by the journal Notes and Records of The Royal Society. The […]

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