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The Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism is a non-profit organisation established to provide information and education about the history of totalitarianism, particularly in the 20th century. It aims to encourage study and research in a variety of ways including the creation of an annual history essay prize on a different subject each year. The winning entries will be published on the website.

It also aims to publish papers by scholars on various aspects of the history of totalitarianism.

Trustees:
Professor Aleksander Szczerbiak
Professor Hugo de Burgh
Dr Natalia Murray
Peter Rendek
James Bartholomew
Roger Moorhouse

Company number: 12674667
Registered Charity Number:  1192517

Registered Office Address: Prospect House, 5 May Lane, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4JH

Email us at:  contact@historyoftotalitarianism.com

School history essay prize 2020-21
Results

The Foundation holds an annual school history essay prize for sixth form students. The 2020-21 essay prize was on the subject of Witold Pilecki, the man who volunteered to go into Auschwitz concentration camp. The deadline was January 24th and the awards ceremony will take place at the Polish Embassy.

1st Ben Buffery, Watford Grammar School for Boys.
2nd Oyinkansola Adewale, Presdales School.
3rd Jun Wha Shin, Harrow School.

Highly commended:
Austin Taylor, Tiffin School.
Timothy Daglish, Pate’s Grammar School.
Jess Taylor, Llanidloes Sixth Form.
Evelyn Youle, Midsomer Norton Sixth Form.
Anna Lincoln, Pate’s Grammar School.

Commended:
Luc Barrier – King’s College, Wimbledon
Ursula Leonard – Altrincham Grammar School
Jack Hitchcock – Derby Moor Academy
Amy Jenkins – Malmesbury
Khanh Linh Tran – Cheltenham Ladies College
Betsy Gooing – Pate’s Grammar School
Amir Sheikh – King’s College, Wimbledon
Eddie Adams – Tonbridge School
Amna Khan – Laureate Academy
Edward Green – Alcester Grammar School

There were 107 entries. Congratulations to all who completed their 2,000 word essays. That is an achievement in itself.

The prize-money for the Foundation essay competition is: First – £1,500; Second – £600 and third – £300. This prize money is divided equally between the student and the school. Students whose entries are “highly commended” receive £50 each.

We intend to announce the subject for the 2021-22 essay prize by the end of May so that students currently in year 12 can consider writing essays over the summer holidays. The competition will be open to students who will be in year 12 or 13 at the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year.

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School history essay prize 2020-21
Results

The Foundation holds an annual school history essay prize for sixth form students. The 2020-21 essay prize was on the subject of Witold Pilecki, the man who volunteered to go into Auschwitz concentration camp. The deadline was January 24th and the awards ceremony will take place at the Polish Embassy.

1st Ben Buffery, Watford Grammar School for Boys.
2nd Oyinkansola Adewale, Presdales School.
3rd Jun Wha Shin, Harrow School.

Highly commended:
Austin Taylor, Tiffin School.
Timothy Daglish, Pate’s Grammar School.
Jess Taylor, Llanidloes Sixth Form.
Evelyn Youle, Midsomer Norton Sixth Form.
Anna Lincoln, Pate’s Grammar School.

Commended:
Luc Barrier – King’s College, Wimbledon
Ursula Leonard – Altrincham Grammar School
Jack Hitchcock – Derby Moor Academy
Amy Jenkins – Malmesbury
Khanh Linh Tran – Cheltenham Ladies College
Betsy Gooing – Pate’s Grammar School
Amir Sheikh – King’s College, Wimbledon
Eddie Adams – Tonbridge School
Amna Khan – Laureate Academy
Edward Green – Alcester Grammar School

There were 107 entries. Congratulations to all who completed their 2,000 word essays. That is an achievement in itself.

The prize-money for the Foundation essay competition is: First – £1,500; Second – £600 and third – £300. This prize money is divided equally between the student and the school. Students whose entries are “highly commended” receive £50 each.

We intend to announce the subject for the 2021-22 essay prize by the end of May so that students currently in year 12 can consider writing essays over the summer holidays. The competition will be open to students who will be in year 12 or 13 at the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year.

Subscribe

If you would like to stay up to date with the Foundation’s work, please subscribe to our mailing list below.

Donate

The Foundation depends on donations to continue and develop it’s activities. Donations of any size are most welcome.

Donations can also be made by direct transfer to our bank. In this case, please send payments to:
The Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism
Sort code: 23-05-80
Account number: 39562898

Book Extract

About

The Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism is a non-profit organisation established to provide information and education about the history of totalitarianism, particularly in the 20th century. It aims to encourage study and research in a variety of ways including the creation of an annual history essay prize on a different subject each year. The winning entries will be published on the website.

It also aims to publish papers by scholars on various aspects of the history of totalitarianism.

Trustees:
Professor Aleksander Szczerbiak
Professor Hugo de Burgh
Dr Natalia Murray
Peter Rendek
James Bartholomew
Roger Moorhouse

Company number: 12674667
Registered Charity Number:  1192517

Registered Office Address: Prospect House, 5 May Lane, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4JH

Email us at:  contact@historyoftotalitarianism.com

Follow on Facebook

Speakers at Schools and Universities

The Foundation is sometimes able to provide a speaker for schools and universities on a limited basis in London and nearby areas. Please email: contact@historyoftotalitarianism.com 
for further information.

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