November 22, 2007
The Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for History is offered biennially by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences to reward outstanding scholarly achievements in the field of history. Prospective candidates should be active scholars who are expected to continue their research activities for at least ten years. Their achievements in the field of history should be outstanding and a source of inspiration to others, but can be focused on any part of the world. Recipents are awarded a silver water clock which symbolizes Clio and $150,000 to be spent at the discretion of the recipient. Deadline for nominations is January 1, 2008. See the Royal Netherlands Academy prizes page for more information and instructions on how to submit a nomination.