No Historians win Ig Nobles This Year

Historians in the News

The 2006 Ig Nobel Prize winners were awarded on Thursday night, October 5, at the 16th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Harvard's Sanders Theatre.

[Ig Noble Prizes are a spoof of the Noble Prize. They are awarded annually to those with quirky achievements. In 2005 people doing history won several prizes: " James Watson of Massey University, New Zealand, for his scholarly study, 'The Significance of Mr. Richard Buckley’s Exploding Trousers.' " The American Nudist Research Library of Kissimmee, Florida, USA, for preserving nudist history so that everyone can see it.]

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