The European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH) proudly announces the Walter Markov Prize 2023 and calls for applications.

The prize honours an outstanding PhD- or MA-thesis that contributes to the research fields of Walter Markov, especially the comparative exploration of revolutions; social movements and decolonisation processes in Africa, Asia, and Latin America; historiographical traditions in various national contexts; and academic internationalisation in the course of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Papers that are submitted for the Walter-Markov-Prize are expected to take a global perspective on its subject, either by addressing it from a comparative point of view, by examining processes of cultural transfers, or by seeking to understand the entanglements of various spatial frameworks.

The successful applicant will receive € 1,500 which is meant to support the publication of their research.

The jury will consider manuscripts (in German, English, or French) that had been submitted to the respective institution after January 2021. Applicants should submit their manuscripts, a summarizing abstract of 250 words and a brief CV electronically and as one PDF file to: The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2023.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

A committee nominated by the Steering Committee of the European Network in Universal and Global History will select the awardee among the candidates.

Here you can find the full Call for Applications as a PDF: