Ernest Scott Prize 2013 shortlist announced

History buffs, rejoice! The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Arts has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Ernest Scott Prize for History.

Worth $12,000, the prize commemorates the developments in Australian history. To be eligible for consideration, entries must be based on original research and considered by the judges as the strongest contribution to colonisation or the history of Australia or New Zealand. (Whew – that’s no mean feat!)

Now, historians, the moment you have been all waiting for… the shortlisted titles are:

Last year’s prize went to Damon Ieremia Salesa for his work Racial Crossings: Race, Intermarriage and Victorian British Empire (OUP). We’ll keep you posted on this year’s winner, to be announced soon…

For more information about the Ernest Scott Prize, visit the University of Melbourne website.

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