Please note – the deadline has been extended to February 15.

The A. H. de Oliveira Marques Prize was created by means of a generous endowment from Dr. Harold B. Johnson, of the University of Virginia, in memory of the distinguished Portuguese historian, A. H. de Oliveira Marques (1933-2007). The prize, which carries an honorarium of $250, is awarded each year for the best peer-reviewed article or book chapter on Portuguese history published during the previous year.

The Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies solicits submissions for this year’s prize. Submitted articles or book chapters may be written in Portuguese, English, Castilian, Catalan, Italian, or French, but only articles on Portuguese history published within the 2019 calendar year will be considered. Authors must be active members of the ASPHS to be eligible. Authors should submit one copy of the article and a short (2-page) CV in PDF form to the members of the prize committee Liam Brockey, chair (, Márcia Gonçalves (, and Patrícia Ferraz de Matos ( via email by 31 December 2019 15 February 2020.  Please direct queries to the chair of the prize committee.

The 2019 winner was Márcia Gonçalves, “Of peasants and settlers: ideals of Portugueseness, imperial nationalism and European settlement in Africa, c. 1930-c.1945.” European Review of History: Revue européeane d’histoire 25, no 1: 166-186.