Thursday, June 02, 2016

Prize Watch: The Canadian Historical Association Prizes

The CHA prizes, awarded this week, are now up on the CHA website. Some highlights of a longish list:

Robert C.H. Sweeny received the Macdonald prize -- for the non-fiction work of Canadian history judged to have made the most significant contribution to an understanding of the Canadian past -- for Why Did We Choose To Industrialize? Montreal, 1819-1849. (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015).

Sarah Ghabrial received the Bullen prize for best doctoral thesis for "Le Fiqh Francisé? Modernizing Personal Status Law in French Algeria, 1870-1930."  

Daniel Ross --who has contributed here -- received the Fecteau prize by the best student article in a peer-reviewed journal for "Vive la vélorution !" : Le Monde à bicyclette et les origines du mouvement cycliste à Montréal, 1975-1980" in the Bulletin d'histoire politique, vol. 23, n° 2, 2015. 

And Active History received the Public History prize. 

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