Barak Kushner wins the American Historical Association’s 2016 John K. Fairbank Prize

Barak Kushner, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 John K. Fairbank Prize for his book Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice (Harvard University Press, 2015). The Fairbank Prize is awarded annually by the American Historical Association (AHA) to honour the best book in East Asian history since 1800. The prize will be awarded during a ceremony at the Association’s 131st Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, January 5-8, 2017.

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