The Gerda Henkel Prize 2016 goes to Oxford-based historian Prof. Lyndal Roper. The Gerda Henkel Foundation is honouring Lyndal Roper for her outstanding achievements in the field of Early Modern History. Lyndal Roper holds the prestigious post of Regius Professor of History at Oriel College at the University of Oxford. The prize will be bestowed on her at a special ceremony on 7 November 2016 in Düsseldorf. The Gerda Henkel Prize is worth 100,000 euros. This year’s prize coincides with a jubilee year at the Gerda Henkel Foundation, which in 2016 is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its existence. Since 2006 every two years the Foundation has bestowed the international research prize, which is open to scholars worldwide. Read more about Lyndal Roper and the award here.