Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Deadline Approaching for Oxford Doctoral Colloquium Applications

A reminder that the application deadline for the 2011 Oxford Journals Doctoral Colloquium in Business History is December 1, 2010.

The Colloquium will be held in conjunction with the Business History Conference annual meeting in St. Louis. This prestigious workshop, sponsored by the BHC and generously funded by Oxford University Press, which publishes the BHC journal Enterprise & Society, will take place Wednesday evening, March 30, 2011, and all day Thursday, March 31, 2011. The Colloquium is limited to ten students. Participants will discuss dissertation proposals, relevant literatures and research strategies, and employment opportunities in business history with distinguished BHC-affiliated scholars, including at least two BHC officers. The Colloquium is intended for doctoral candidates in the early stages of their dissertation projects.

To be considered for the Colloquium, applicants must provide:
a statement of interest
a CV
a preliminary or final dissertation prospectus of 10-15 pages
a letter of support sent directly from the dissertation supervisor (or prospective supervisor)
Submit the above materials to Roger Horowitz, Secretary-Treasurer, Business History Conference, P. O. Box 3630, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA. Phone: (302) 658-2400; fax: (302) 655-3188; or via email at BHC2011@Hagley.org by December 1, 2010.

All participants receive a stipend that will partially cover the costs of their attendance at the annual meeting. The Colloquium committee will notify all applicants of its decisions by January 10, 2011.

Questions about the Doctoral Colloquium may be directed to:
Pamela W. Laird, Ph.D.
BHC Doctoral Colloquium Director
Professor, History Department
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364 USA
303/556-4497 pamela.laird@ucdenver.edu