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In Pictures: The Longman-History Today Awards 2015

The crowd gathers at Lincoln's Inn Old HallOn January 14th, 2015, the great and the good from the world of history gathered at the beautiful Old Hall in Lincoln's Inn, London, to discover who would be the worthy winners of the annual Longman-History Today awards. 

History Today publisher Andy Patterson makes an introductory speech

History Today editor Paul Lay warms the crowd up

Tense scenes as the crowd waits to hear the winnersThe winners this year are:

Book prize

Alban Webb, for London Calling: the BBC World Service and the Cold War (Bloomsbury)

Paul Lay with Alban Webb

The winning book

Picture Research award:

Laura Canter, for her work on The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell (Folio Society).

Laura CanterDigital History award:

Eleanor Parker, for her blog A Clerk of Oxford.

Trustees' Award:

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission. 

Victoria Wallace, of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Undergraduate Dissertation Prize
(in association with the Royal Historical Society)

Rebecca Pyne-Edwards Banks, University of Derby, for Cutting Through the ‘Gordian Knot’: The British Military Service Tribunals During the Great War 

Rebecca Pyne-Edwards Banks and Paul LayCongratulations to all the winners, and many thanks to everybody who came and made the evening such a memorable occasion.

Hugh Thomas

Suzannah Lipscomb, Rebecca Rideal and Naomi Lloyd-Jones

Hugh Stephenson and History Today contributing editor Kate Wiles

Diana Eden and History Today chairman Simon Biltcliffe

Robert Fox and Lucy Worsley

Roger Moorhouse in conversation

Sally Harvey, Naomi Lloyd-Jones and Fern Riddell, contributing editor at History Today