Competition (2014-15)

OBOS is delighted to announce the two winners of the Empire Competition.

Congratulations to Jack Clarke for his well-informed and wide-ranging essay, drawing out the strengths and weakness of Jeremy Paxman’s approach to history: and congratulations to Joseph Owen for his tough, funny, and critically astute imagining of the inception of Jeremy Paxman’s work.

Read the winning entries here:

First Prize (£350 cash): Jack Clarke – ‘Jeremy Paxman: Empire, What ruling the world did to the British’
Second Prize (£100 in John Smith’s Book Tokens): Joseph Owen – ‘London, 2011’

This competition was supported by SUSU, John Smith’s BookshopThe Centre for Imperial and Postcolonial StudiesThe Centre for Modern and Contemporary WritingThe Centre for Medieval and Renaissance CultureThe Centre for Transnational StudiesThe Centre for Eighteenth Century StudiesThe Centre for Nineteenth-Century Research.