Essay Prize

The Society for Court Studies offers an annual prize on the subject of court studies. The recipient of the prize will receive £500 and their essay will be considered for publication in The Court Historian. The essay, which can be up to 10,000 words including footnotes, can focus on any area of court studies, with no restrictions on time period or geographic location.

Submissions are welcomed from post-graduate and early career researchers who have completed their PhD within the last 6 years.

Deadline for essay submission is 30 June 2021. Submissions should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief of The Court Historian, Jonathan Spangler, at