Bishko Memorial Prize

Initiated in 2003, the Bishko Prize honors Professor Charles Julian Bishko, the distinguished historian of medieval Iberia who taught for 39 years at the University of Virginia.

Congratulations to the 2019 winner, Andrew Devereux, ““Declared Enemies and Pacific Infidels: Spanish Doctrines of ‘Just War’ in the Mediterranean and Atlantic,” Republics of Letters 5, no. 3.

The 2018 winner of the Bishko Prize was Abigail Agresta, “‘Unfortunate Jews’ and Urban Ugliness: Crafting a Narrative of the 1391 Assault on the jueria of Valencia,” Journal of Medieval History, 43, (2017), 320-41.