The museums expert explains how every historical artefact has not just one story, but many
Simon Baker, Times Higher Education
The Dan David Prize winner integrates human skeletal data with archaeobotanical, zooarchaeological and historical evidence in order to form a more well-rounded view of the past.
Judith Sudilovsky, The Jerusalem Post
We asked philanthropy historian Tyrone Freeman to weigh in on Scott’s approach to donating large sums of money and her emphasis on other forms of generosity.
Tyrone McKinley Freeman, The Conversation
A woman builds a business empire and then goes on to give away millions of dollars to charity. It’s not an unusual story, at least not today — but if the woman was an African-American during the Jim Crow era?
The NonProfit Times
The Prize has selected nine outstanding scholars and practitioners of history to receive $300,000 each in recognition of breakthrough achievements in the study of the past and to support the winners’ future endeavors
"I hope givers today working within this tradition become even more connected to the history. This is how we have survived," Freeman says of Black philanthropy.
Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
The Dan David Prize board said the nine are being recognized for “breakthrough achievements in the study of the past” in new and creative ways
The Associated Press
Natalia Romik had just returned to Warsaw from a five-week research trip through Kyiv’s sewers and caves, where she studies Jewish hiding places during the Holocaust, when she learned she had won the Dan David Prize.
Gillian Brockell, The Washington Post
At $300,000 per award, the Dan David Prize is significant for a couple of reasons. For one, it’s the biggest prize for scholars in history. Also, it will go to people in the early or middle stages in their careers, the better to enable them to advance their work.
Paul Karon, Inside Philanthropy
Headquartered at Tel Aviv University, endowment will give 9 scholars $300,000 apiece for achievements in study of human history
Jessica Steinberg, The Times of Israel