George L. Mosse Prize

George L. MosseThe American Historical Association awards the George L. Mosse Prize annually for an outstanding major work of extraordinary scholarly distinction, creativity, and originality in the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since 1500. This prize was established with funds donated by former students, colleagues, and friends of Dr. Mosse. See the list of past recipients.

The general rules for submission are:

  1. Only books of a high scholarly distinction should be submitted. Research accuracy, originality, and literary merit are important selection factors.
  2. Books with a copyright of 2020 are eligible for the 2021 award.
  3. Nomination submissions may be made by an author or by a publisher. Publishers may submit as many entries as they wish. Authors or publishers may submit the same book for multiple AHA prizes.
  4. Nominators must complete an online prize submission form for each book submitted.
  5. One copy of each entry must be sent to each committee member and clearly labeled “Mosse Prize Entry.” Print copies preferred unless otherwise indicated. If only e-copy is available, please contact review committee members beforehand to arrange submission format.

Please Note: Entries must be received by May 15, 2021, to be eligible for the 2021 competition. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced on the AHA website in October 2021 and recognized during a ceremony at the January 2022 AHA annual meeting in New Orleans.

For questions, please contact the Prize Administrator.

Contact Information for Committee Members

Send one copy to each committee member and complete the prize submission form (above).

Peter J. Arnade
3130 Huelani Dr.
Honolulu, HI 96822
parnade@hawaii.edu

Greg Eghigian
gae2@psu.edu
Contact for Postal Address

Carla A. Hesse
56 Tamalpais Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94708
chesse@berkeley.edu

Alison K. Smith
alison.smith@utoronto.ca
Contact for Postal Address

Steven C. Soper
170 Stanton Way
Athens, GA 30606
ssoper@uga.edu