Hennings Awarded ESSA Book Prize for 2017

Jan Hennings, associate professor at CEU's Department of History, received the prize "for most outstanding recent scholarly monograph on pre-modern Slavdom" awarded by the Early Slavic Studies Association (ESSA) during its meeting at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Chicago in November 2017. 

Hennings' book Russia and Courtly Europe: Ritual and the Culture of Diplomacy, 1648-1725 (Cambridge, 2016) is a comparative study of seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century diplomacy, offering a novel approach to understanding Russia’s place in the early modern world. 

For more information on the ESSA Book Prize 2017, see here