PRIZE: Annelise Thimme Article Prize of the Central European History Society

Anthony Steinhoff Discussion


The Central European History Society (CEHS) solicits nominations for the biennial Annelise Thimme Article Prize. This prize recognizes the best English-language article or essay on Central European history written by a North American scholar. This year’s competition is for works published in 2021 or 2022. Nominations can be made by authors, editors, presses, or third parties.

The prize committee will consider journal articles as well as individual essays from anthologies or collections. Articles and essays published outside North America are eligible, but reprinted essays are not. "Central European history" is understood to include all German-speaking countries as well as areas previously included within the Habsburg monarchy.

To nominate an article or essay, please send an email to that a) states the full publication information for the article/essay and b) to which is attached a PDF of the published version of the article/essay. All nominations and submissions must be received by June 15, 2023

Members of the committee for the 2021-2022 prize:
Heather Gumbert, Chair (Virginia Tech)
Adam A. Blacker (University of Wyoming)
Lenny A. Ureña Valerio (University of New Mexico)

Questions about the prize may also be sent to The winning article will be announced in December 2023 and formally recognized during the Society's annual business meeting, to be held in conjunction with the AHA's 2024 meeting in San Francicso.