The Wolfson History Prize 2020: the winner’s event

4 Aug 2020, 16:00 - 17:00

Online event
Free

Awarded annually for over 40 years, the Wolfson History Prize has become synonymous with the UK’s best historical writing. In this event David Abulafia, winner of the 2020 prize, joins Rana Mitter for a discussion about writing history and his prize-winning book The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans (Allen Lane).

Speaker: Professor David Abulafia FBA, Professor of Mediterranean History, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Chair: Professor Rana Mitter FBA, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, Director of the University China Centre, University of Oxford

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