BBC Radio 3 ‘Free Thinking’: The Wolfson History Prize
Listen again to BBC Radio 3’s ‘Free Thinking’ programme, featuring Professor Rana Mitter in conversation with the six authors shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Wolfson History Prize in front of a live audience at the British Academy. Broadcast on 9 May 2017.
The winner of the Wolfson History Prize will be announced on 15 May. For all the latest news, join the conversation at #WolfsonHistoryPrize.
The authors shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2017 are:
- Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts, Christopher de Hamel – Allen Lane
- The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile under the Tsars, Daniel Beer – Allen Lane
- Henry IV , Chris Given-Wilson – Yale University Press
- Sleep in Early Modern England, Sasha Handley – Yale University Press
- Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet, Lyndal Roper – The Bodley Head
- Henry the Young King, 1155 – 1183, Matthew Strickland – Yale University Press