Speech by the Chairman of the Judges, on the occasion of the 2019 Runciman Award Ceremony

The RUNCIMAN AWARD 2019 Administered by the Anglo-Hellenic League The Anglo-Hellenic League, 16-18 Paddington Street., London W1U 5AS (Registered Charity No 278892) PRESIDENT AND CHIEF PATRON HRH Prince Michael of Kent KCVO JOINT PATRONS HE The Greek Ambassador to the Court of St James’s; HBM Ambassador to Greece CHAIRMAN Mr John Kittmer RUNCIMAN AWARD SPEECH … Read moreSpeech by the Chairman of the Judges, on the occasion of the 2019 Runciman Award Ceremony

Winners of the 2019 Runciman Award

 THE RUNCIMAN AWARD 2019 Two joint winners, four others short-listed and highly commended The Runciman judges met on 1 May to assess the field of 51 books submitted for the Runciman Award this year. They arrived at a short list of six books from which they chose two joint winners. The £9,000 award, sponsored by … Read moreWinners of the 2019 Runciman Award

And the winner is…

Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late ByzantiumSharon Gerstel won the 2016 Runciman Award at a ceremony held at the Hellenic Centre on 14 June, for her book Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium, published by Cambridge University Press.

Gerald Cadogan, Chairman of the Anglo-Hellenic League congratulated the winner, Professor Gerstel, and the authors of the four other short-listed books in his address to a large audience of book lovers, philhellenes and members of the League.

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