Prizes

NZHA is calling for submissions to be considered for the 2017 Mary Boyd Prize.

Named in memory of the Pacific historian Mary Beatrice Boyd (1921–2010), this prize is awarded biennially for the best article on any aspect of New Zealand history published in a refereed journal. Nominated articles must have been published between 2 April 2015 and 1 April 2017. (This includes online publication of the final article by a refereed journal.)

To enter, authors should email a print-ready PDF copy of the article along with publication details to jennifer.ashton@auckland.ac.nz with the subject line ‘Mary Boyd Prize Entry’.

Individuals may enter only one article. If you do not enter the competition yourself, you are welcome to nominate an article by another author by following the same process.

Entries close at 5pm, 31 July 2017.

Dr Felicity Barnes and Professor Charlotte MacDonald will be the judges for the prize, and the winner will be announced at the 2017 NZHA Conference.

Meanwhile, nominations for the New Zealand Historical Association biennial book prizes – the W. H. Oliver Prize, and the Best First Book Prize – have now closed. The prizes will next be offered in 2019. This year’s winners will be announced at the conference later this year.

The W. H. Oliver Prize is awarded biennially to the best book on any aspect of New Zealand history published. The Best First Book Prize, offered for the first time in 2017, will also be awarded biennially to the best first book by an author on any aspect of New Zealand history. Nominations for the Best First Book Prize may also be considered for the WH Oliver Prize

 

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