The Parliamentary History Essay Prize, worth £400, is offered in 2017 for the best essay submitted on an historical subject related to the history of parliaments and representative institutions in Britain, Ireland, and British colonial dependencies.
The prize is restricted to early career researchers (individuals within eight years of the award of their PhD, or within six years of their first academic appointment, excluding any period of career break). The essay must be a work of original research, not already accepted for publication. The text should not exceed 8,000 words.
The closing date for submissions is 15 October 2017, and entries should be sent to the joint-editor, Professor David Hayton, at email@example.com. The winning essay will be published in Parliamentary History.