The 6th Pushkin House
Annual Book Prize Award Ceremony & Dinner
A prize for the very best non-fiction writing on Russia
Thursday, 7 June 2018, 7pm
at the Great Chamber, The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AN
Join the shortlisted authors and jurors for the UNVEILING of the 2018 winner in the
The 2018 jurors are Sir Nick Clegg (chair), deputy prime minister in Britain’s coalition government 2010-15; Rosalind P. Blakesley, head of the department of the history of art at Cambridge University and winner of the 2017 Pushkin House Prize for 'The Russian Canvas'; Oleg Budnitsky, professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow and director of The International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences; Dervla Murphy, an Irish travel writer whose 26 books include 'Through Siberia by Accident'; and John Thornhill, Innovation Editor of the Financial Times and a former FT Moscow bureau chief.
Previous winners of the prize are: Douglas Smith for Former People: the Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy (Macmillan); Catherine Merridale for Red Fortress: The Secret Heart of Russia’s History (Allen Lane); Serhii Plokhii for The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union (Oneworld); Dominic Lieven for Towards the Flame (Penguin) and Rosalind P. Blakesley for The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881 (Yale University Press).