Twentieth Century British History’s Duncan Tanner Essay Prize 2019

11 July 2019

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The annual Duncan Tanner Essay Prize from Twentieth Century British History is now open to entries for its 2019 prize. The prize aims to recognise and reward high quality scholarship from postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad. Entries can cover any aspect of British history in the twentieth century and need not conform to traditional disciplinary boundaries.

The winner will receive:

  • Publication of the winning entry in Twentieth Century British History
  • £500 worth of OUP books
  • A year’s free subscription to the journal

The prize is open to anyone currently registered for a higher research degree, in Britain or abroad, or to anyone who completed such a degree no earlier than October 2018. Entries should be no longer than 10,000 words, inclusive of footnotes and references. The deadline for entries to this year’s prize is 1 November 2019.

Full entry requirements, as well as Terms & Conditions, can be found at

If you have any questions about the prize please contact Professor Adrian Bingham on