Friday, November 14, 2014

Reminder: BHC Doctoral Colloquium Submissions Due Soon

The BHC Doctoral Colloquium in Business History will take place in conjunction with the 2015 Business History Conference annual meeting, to be held jointly with the Euopean Business History Association on June 24-27 in Miami, Florida. This prestigious workshop, sponsored by the BHC and funded by Cambridge University Press, will take place at the conference site on Tuesday, June 23, and Wednesday, June 24. 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.
    Those interested in being considered for this colloquium should submit a statement of interest, a CV, a preliminary or final dissertation prospectus of 10-15 pages, and a letter of support from their dissertation supervisor (or prospective supervisor) to Roger Horowitz at BHC@Hagley.org. The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2014. 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 23, 2015.
   Questions may be directed to the Colloquium Director, Pamela Laird, at Pamela.Laird@ucdenver.edu.