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Comité international des sciences historiques

The CISH Prize

Medal realized in 2015 by the French engraver Nicolas Salagnac on a drawing of Yuri Vishnevsky Russian artist

In 2015, the CISH has created the International  the CISH History Prize.

This prize honors a historian who has distinguished herself or himself in the field of history by her/his works, publications or teaching, and has significantly contributed to the development of historical knowledge.

There are no individual applications. Only the collective members of the CISH – its national committees or its international affiliated organizations – may present candidates.

  • For the first laureate of this prize, the jury – the Board of the CISH, which has 12 members from different countries – selected as the winner, from a pool of excellent and highly-qualified candidates, Serge Gruzinski (École des hautes études en sciences sociales and CNRS, Paris, France).  More information
  • In 2016, The International Price for History CISH was awarded to Gábor Klaniczay, professor of Medieval Studies at the Central European University (Budapest for the excellence of its works. More information