Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding winner's announcement

27 Oct 2020, 18:00 - 18:15

The British Academy on Youtube
Free

Join our celebration of some of the best non-fiction books published in the last year as Jury Chair Professor Patrick Wright FBA announces live the winner of the British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Awarded annually, this £25,000 non-fiction book prize recognises work that searches for truth and reason in difficult places and shines a beaming light on the connections and divisions that shape cultural identity worldwide.

The 2020 shortlist:

  • Imperial Intimacies, A Tale of Two Islands by Hazel V. Carby
  • Insurgent Empire, Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent by Priyamvada Gopal
  • Lakota America, A New History of Indigenous Power by Pekka Hamalainen
  • The Reinvention of Humanity, A Story of Race, Sex, Gender and the Discovery of Culture by Charles King
  • All Our Relations, Indigenous Trauma in the Shadow of Colonialism by Tanya Talaga

Read extracts of the shortlisted books on the Academy's blog.

Watch on YouTube: Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding winner's announcement

This prize is made possible due to generous support from Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan.

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