Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Reminder: BHC Doctoral Workshop Applications Due December 1

The Oxford Journals Doctoral Colloquium in Business History will be held in conjunction with the BHC annual meeting. This prestigious workshop, sponsored by the BHC and funded by the Journals Division of Oxford University Press, will take place in Columbus, Ohio, at the conference site on Wednesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 21. The colloquium is limited to ten students. Participants work intensively with a distinguished group of BHC-affiliated scholars that includes at least two BHC officers. The colloquium will discuss dissertation proposals, relevant literatures and research strategies, and employment opportunities in business history. This colloquium is intended for doctoral candidates in the early stages of their dissertation projects.
     If you are interested in being considered for this colloquium, please submit to Roger Horowitz (BHC2013@Hagley.org) by December 1, 2012,  a statement of interest, a CV, a preliminary or final dissertation prospectus of 10-15 pages, and a letter of support from your dissertation supervisor (or prospective supervisor). 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, 2013. Please contact the Colloquium Director, Pamela W. Laird, if you have any questions.