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UHA Awards 2024

New Award! 

Lynn Hollen Lees Book Prize for Best Book in European Urban History

Deadline: June 4, 2024

The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best book in European urban history with a citation listing 2023 as the year of publication. 

To submit a work for consideration for this award, please follow these steps

  1. Complete this form:   https://airtable.com/appVBZ0d9Jyolmzn4/shrsIfviVwb7Qo4U4 
  2. Upon completion, you will receive an email with submission instructions.  
  3. Mail materials to the addresses shared with you via email. Each member of the award committee must receive a copy of the work(s) submitted. 

**Please note: filling out the initial form (step 1, above) does NOT submit materials to the award committee. To submit materials to the award committee, you must follow the steps laid out in the email you receive after submitting the initial form (step 2 and 3, above). Committee members must have book copies in hand by the June 4th deadline. 

Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book in North American Urban History (excluding Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean)

The UHA will award a prize of $1000 for the best monograph in North American (excluding Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean) urban history with a citation listing 2023 as the year of publication. 

Submissions closed. 

UHA Award for Best Book in Urban History (excluding the U.S., Canada, and Europe)


The UHA will award a prize of $1000 for the best monograph in Urban History (excluding the U.S., Canada, and Europe) with a citation listing 2023 as the year of publication. 

Submissions closed. 

New Award! 

Joe William Trotter, Jr. Book Prize for Best First Book in Urban History

The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best first book in urban history with a citation listing 2023 as the year of publication.

Submissions closed. 

Arnold Hirsch Award for Best Article in Urban History published in a Scholarly Journal 

(No geographic restriction) 


The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best article on urban history published in a scholarly journal with a citation listing 2023 as the year of publication.

Submissions closed. 

Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History 

(No geographic restriction) 

The UHA will award a prize of $500 for the best dissertation in urban history with a completion date in 2023.  Submissions must be defended, submitted, and published in your university's library system, with a citation listing 2023 as the year of publication.

Submissions closed. 




FAQs

Why do I have to fill out a form to receive the submissions information?
Award committee members provide email and physical addresses for award submissions. Requiring you to fill out a form to receive the submissions information allows us to keep our committee member information more private than if we listed it on our website. 

When will the winners be announced? 
Award winners will be announced in Fall 2024. 

Questions? 
Email Daniela Sheinin, UHA Executive Director, at dsheinin@urbanhistory.org.


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