Postgraduates are encouraged to submit articles for consideration for the 2022 essay prize to the editors of Labour History Review. This annual prize awards £500 for the best essay, which will be published in the LHR.
The essay prize is open to anyone currently registered for a higher research degree, in Britain or abroad, or to anyone who completed such a degree no earlier than February 2019.
The deadline for the 2021 prize is the 31 March 2022.
The prize was most recently awarded to Matt Beebee of Exeter University for his essay Navigating deindustrialization in 1970s Britain: the closure of Bilston Steel Works and the politics of work, place and belonging, published in Labour History Review 2020 (85) 3, 253-284.