About the Deutscher Memorial Prize

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Every year, this prize is awarded for a book which exemplifies the best and most innovative new writing in or about the Marxist tradition. The closing date for nominations is May 1st.

The winning title is announced in the press, and the author is invited to deliver the following year’s Deutscher Memorial Lecture which generally takes place towards the end of November, and which has often been subsequently published in the New Left Review or Historical Materialism.

Congratulations to 2021’s Winner:

Ronald Grigor Suny – Stalin: Passage to Revolution (Princeton)

Follow the Deutscher Prize on Twitter for updates about next year’s prize and upcoming podcasts with the shortlisted authors for 2021.

Interviews with former prize winners can be found here.

Interviews with 2020’s shortlisted authors can be listened to here.

Current members of the Deutscher Jury: Gilbert Achcar, Alex Callinicos, Alejandro Colas, Ben Fine, Rob Knox, Esther Leslie, Alfredo Saad-Filho, Chris Wickham, and Lea Ypi.

We gratefully acknowledge support from the Amiel-Melburn Trust and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation’s London Office

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