ICHS-Shandong University Young Historian Award

XXIII International Congress of Historical Sciences Poznań 2020/2022


The best posters were selected by the five-person jury:

Gunlög Fur (Linnaeus University)
Audrey Kichelewski (Université de Strasbourg)
Liu Jiafeng (Shandong University)
Edoardo Tortarolo (Università del Piemonte Orientale)
Agnieszka Jakuboszczak (Adam Mickiewicz University)


The $US 10,000 award was divided among five recipients:

1st place – $US 3,500
2nd place – $US 2,500
3rd place – $US 2,000
Honorable Mention – $US 1,000
Special Distinction ($US 1,000) for the author of the best poster dealing with the Chinese history



1st place Chenxi LIU ( Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
A Global “Race War” in the 1960s? Racist Discourse in Former Socialist Countries – A Case Study on Mao Zedong’s Declaration of Supporting African Americans’ Fight Against Racial Discrimination

2nd place Szymon Antosik (Doctoral School of Humanities Adam Mickiewicz University) and Helena Rzepczyńska (Doctoral School of Natural Sciences Adam Mickiewicz University)
Did Rich Families Favor Sons? Evidence from the 19th-Century City of Poznan

3rd place Fernanda Mendes Santos (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Brazil)
Indigenous Prisons During the Brazilian Military Dictatorship (1969-1979)

Honorable Mention Taynna Mendonça Marino (Doctoral School of Humanities Adam Mickiewicz University)
The Role of Empathy in Contemporary Historical Thinking. A Transcultural and Transspecies Approach

Special Distinction for the author of the best poster dealing with the Chinese history
Xiaona GUO (School of History and Culture, Shandong University)
Gentes, Shi Zu and Patrilineal Families in the Research Field of Ancient Chinese History in the 1930s and 1940s