Volkskrant-IISG Thesis Prize in History


For the eight time, De Volkskrant and the International Institute for Social History will award a prize for the best history thesis completed at a Dutch university. Any MA thesis written on a national or international historical subject, submitted and assessed between 1 August 2016 and 11 September 2017 is eligible. Students from disciplines other than history whose work touches on historical subjects are also invited to apply.


The deadline for submissions is 12 September 2017. The author of the winning thesis will receive an award of 1,500 Euros and will have their thesis reported on in De Volkskrant. For more information, including an overview of previous winners, see https://socialhistory.org/nl/scriptieprijs/https://socialhistory.org/nl