Past & Present Author Wins the 2021 Alice Hamilton Prize

by the Past & Present editorial team

Past & Present was delighted to learnt that Dr. Tamara Fernando (Institute of Historical Research, University of London) has been awarded the 2021 Alice Hamilton Prize by the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH). Dr. Tamara Fernando is a current Past & Present IHR Postdoctoral Fellow (2021-23).

The award is for Dr. Fernando’s article “Seeing Like the Sea: A Multispecies History of the Ceylon Pearl Fishery, 1800-1925” (Past & Present, No. 254).

Awarded annually, the Alice Hamilton Prize is given by the ASEH to what is considered the “best article” that has not been published in the journal Environmental History.

Congradulations to Dr. Fernando on their research being recognised in this manner. If you would like to read Dr. Fernando’s prize winning research you can do so (Open Access) on the website of our publisher Oxford University Press.

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