Monday, August 16, 2010

BHC Announces Ralph Gomory Prize

The Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference (made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation) recognizes historical work on the effects that business enterprises have on the economic conditions in the countries in which they operate. Two prizes of $5,000 will be awarded annually, one for a book and a second for an article. The first Gomory Prize, which will consider work published in English in 2009 or 2010, will be presented at the next annual meeting of the Business History Conference, to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 to April 2, 2011. Book nominations will be accepted from publishers and article nominations from the editor of the journal in which the article appears. Four copies of a book or an electronic version of an article must accompany the nomination, which should be submitted to the Prize Coordinator, Carol Ressler Lockman, Business History Conference, PO Box 3630, 298 Buck Road, Wilmington DE 19807-0630 USA. Email:
The submission deadline is December 31, 2010.