Tag: the silk roads

Peter Frankopan wins Calliope Prize for Migration Research

Unanimously chosen by a panel of five judges, Peter Frankopan has won the €20,000 Calliope Prize, awarded biennially by the German Emigration Centre for practical research into migration. The jury commented that “Frankopan’s research on global history, embodied in his work The Silk Roads, breaks with the Eurocentric perspective and explores new perspectives on historical… Read more »

Seven FBA titles nominated for CILIP Carnegie/Greenaway Medals 2020

Nominations were released today for the prestigious Carnegie and Greenaway medals, awarded to books written in English for children and young people that create an outstanding reading experiences through writing and illustration, respectively.  And our authors made a very good showing indeed. FBA’ers nominated for the Carnegie Medal were… Linda Newbery, with The Key to… Read more »