JUDGES ANNOUNCE THE LONG LIST FOR THE RUNCIMAN AWARD 2023
The judging panel for the Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award, given annually for a book about Greece, has agreed a long list of 24 books for the competition in 2023. Out of 47 books submitted for the Award, the judges selected 24 to form their long list. The list, which coversbooks published globally in English in 2022, includes books on history, biography, literature and philosophy, plus novels, poetry and literary translation. The books selected span Hellenic experience from antiquity until today.
The full long list of 24 titles is attached.
The Award Ceremony for the Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award 2023 is scheduled to be held in theGreat Hall of King’s College London on Monday 19 June 2023, at 7pm. Details of the award ceremony and ofthe short list will be announced in due course.
The Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award is sponsored by the A.C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation andthe A.G. Leventis Foundation. The value of the prize to the winner is £10,000.
Council of the League
10 January 2023
NOTES FOR EDITORS:
Since 1986, the Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award has rewarded annually the best book published in the previous year in English about Greece or on a Greek subject. The Award is open to scholarly and creative books and to translations into English of Greek literary works.
The judges for the Award in 2023 are:
Prof. Peter Frankopan (chair)
Dr Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Prof. Judith Mossman
Dr Oliver Thomas
Dr Sofka Zinovieff
Keep up with our news on: www.runcimanaward.org and www.anglohellenicleague.org.
Enquiries to: John Kittmer (Award Administrator) email@example.com
|Nafplio: Biography of a Greek Town||Matt Stanley||Aetos Press||Diachronic||History|
|Looking for Theophrastus: Travels in Search of a Lost Philosopher||Laura Beatty||Atlantic Books||Antiquity||History of Philosophy|
|The Greek Myths that Shape the Way We Think||Richard Buxton||Thames & Hudson||Antiquity||Mythology / Literature|
|Untangling Blackness in Greek Antiquity||Sarah F. Derbew||CUP||Antiquity||Literature /Art History /Anthropology|
|Herodotus and Imperial Greek Literature: Literature: Criticism, Imitation, Reception||N. Bryant Kirkland||OUP||Antiquity||History|
|The Folds of Olympus: Mountains in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture||Jason König||Princeton UP||Antiquity||Cultural History|
|A New History of Greek Mathematics||Reviel Netz||CUP||Antiquity||History of Ideas|
|The Classical Parthenon: Recovering the Strangeness of the Ancient World||William St Clair||Open Book Publishers||Antiquity||History / Art|
|The Lives of Ancient Villages: Rural Society in Roman Anatolia||Peter Thonemann||CUP||Antiquity||History /Ethnography|
|Exposed: The Greek and Roman Body||Caroline Vout||Profile||Antiquity||Art History|
|The Christian Invention of Time:Temporality and the Literature of Late Antiquity||Simon Goldhill||CUP||Late Antiquity /Byzantium||Literature /History /Cutural Hisory/ Religion|
|Symeon Stylites the Younger and Late Antique Antioch: From Hagiography to History||Lucy Parker||OUP||Late Antiquity /Byzantium||History / Religion|
|New Rome: The Roman Empire in the East, AD 395 – 700||Paul Stephenson||Profile||Late Antiquity /Byzantium||History|
|Not Far From Brideshead: Oxford Between the Wars||Daisy Dunn||W&N||Modern||Literature /Biography /History of Scholarship|
|The Improbable Heroine: Lela Karayanni and the British Secret Services in World War II Greece||Stylianos Perrakis||De Gruyter||Modern||Biography|
|Who Saved the Parthenon? A New History of the Acropolis Before, During and After the Greek Revolution||William St Clair||Open Books Publishers||Modern||History|
|CREATIVE BOOKS / TRANSLATIONS|
|Stone Blind: Medusa’s Story||Natalie Haynes||Pan/ Macmillan /Mantle||Antiquity||Fiction|
|A Little Brown Sea||Charles Foster||Fair Acre||Modern||Fiction|
|Fear of Light||Julietta Harvey||Starhaven||Modern||Fiction|
|This Afterlife: Selected Poems||A.E. Stallings||Carcanet||Diachronic||Poetry|
|Heritage Aesthetics||Anthony Anaxagorou||Granta Books||Modern||Poetry|
|Greek Folk Songs||Translator: Joshua Barley||Aiora Press||Diachronic||Translation|