Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £1,000. The competition is open to any registered graduate student at a higher education institution (a university or equivalent) or to anyone who has been awarded a graduate degree in the past three years. If possible, the prize will be presented at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London.

Submissions for the 2022 prize are now invited, the deadline for which will be 30 November 2021. For further details, and instructions on how to submit your essay, please download the information sheet.

The Essay Prize Judging Panel for 2022 is:

Dr Katie Bank, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of History, University of Birmingham, UK.
Dr Megan Barford, Curator of Cartography, Royal Museums Greenwich, UK.
Dr Der​ek L. Elliott, Assistant Professor in History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco.
Dr Eva Johanna Holmberg, Academy Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, History and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Professor Claire Jowitt, Associate Dean for Research, Arts and Humanities, University of East Anglia, UK (Chair of Judging Panel).
Professor Joyce Lorimer, Professor Emerita, Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.
Dr Catherine Scheybeler, Rare Book and Manuscript Consultant.
Dr Edmond Smith, Presidential Fellow, History, University of Manchester, UK.