Our VisionFounded in 1997, the Ruskin Society celebrates the life, work and legacy of the Victorian art critic and social thinker John Ruskin. We organize a regular programme of events in the UK and exist for everyone with an interest in John Ruskin.
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Winner of the 2016 Book Prize
The Ruskin Society is pleased to announce that the 2016 Book Prize has been awarded to The
Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin
edited by Francis O'Gorman and published by Cambridge University Press. The runner up was
Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District
by Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, published by University of Chicago Press.
Grant for graduate students
The Ruskin Society is able to offer a grant of £200 to graduate students organizing an event related to the life, work, or legacy of John Ruskin. A single award will be made to an event taking place before 8 February 2018. To apply, please send an application of no more than 500 words describing the event and giving an outline budget of how you would use the grant. Please include details of the organizers and their academic affiliations. Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 May 2017.