The Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize, worth £25,000, is awarded annually for outstanding scholarly contribution to global cultural understanding and is designed to illuminate the interconnections and divisions of culture and identity in world civilization.The award was founded by the International Relations scholar, Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan. The Prize was first awarded in 2013.
Nominated works can be from any of the humanities or social science subject areas, and may take the form of a book or equivalent body of work published within the last five years. The nominator should show how the work contributes to public understanding and wider debate. This may include additional output connected to the nominated contribution such as digital media, an exhibition, an ongoing project etc. Edited volumes are not eligible. Nominated persons can be of any nationality, based anywhere in the world and working in any language provided that the nominated work is available in English.
How to nominate
Nominated persons can be of any nationality, based anywhere in the world and working in any language provided that the nominated work is available in English.
To submit a nomination, please complete the form found HERE by 31 January 2018.
Nominations for the 2018 prize are now open.
2017 Timothy Garton Ash CMG FRSA, University of Oxford
2016 Professor Carole Hillenbrand OBE FBA, St Andrews and Edinburgh Universities
2015 Neil MacGregor Hon FBA, British Museum
2014 Jonathan Jansen, University of the Free State, South Africa
2013 Ms Karen Armstrong