Wednesday, May 15, 2013

EBHA Summer School Deadline Approaching

Piazza degli Anziani, Ancona
The 7th EBHA (European Business History Association) Summer School will take place in Ancona, Italy, September 1- 5, 2013. The school aims to provide doctoral students with an overview of relevant research results and of innovative tools and methodologies in the field of business history. It is organized jointly by the European Business History Association (EBHA), the University of Ancona, and the Italian Association for Business History (ASSI). Students will debate and discuss their research with leading international scholars. The theme of this year's school is "Business History: Debates, Challenges, and Opportunities," focusing on theoretical, methodological, and practical issues of relevance for advanced research in business history. The main aim of the school is to provide students with a full understanding of the newest trends in research in the field and to provide a friendly atmosphere in which to discuss their preliminary findings with leading scholars as well as among their peers. The program features both lectures and seminars given by faculty and student presentations of their research projects.
    The organizers will cover all local costs (accommodation and food), but participants are expected to pay their own travel expenses. Participation will be limited to 15-20 Ph.D. students. Those interested in attending the summer school should send the following documents by e-mail to the academic organizer, Francesca Polese (
  •  a brief CV (not exceeding one page); 
  •  a summary of their dissertation project, not exceeding three pages;
  • (if possible) an example of their work in progress, e.g. a draft chapter or a working paper 
The deadline for applications is May 19, 2013 has been extended to May 24, 2013. Participants will be notified by June 15, 2013.