Awards | Eugen Weber Book Prize in Modern French History

The UCLA Department of History invites submissions for the 2022 Eugen Weber Book Prize in French History. A prize for the best book in modern French history (post 1815), the award is named for eminent French historian Eugen Weber (1925-2007) who taught at UCLA for almost forty years. The winner will be announced at the annual AHA meeting in January 2022. The author will be awarded $15,000 and will be invited to speak at UCLA in spring 2022.


Books eligible for the 2022 prize are those written in English or French and published in 2019 or 2020. The deadline for submission is June 1, 2021. Information is available at