Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Call for Applications: EBHA Summer School

The 8th European Business History Association (EBHA) Doctoral Summer School will take place in Ancona, Italy, from September 7 to 12, 2015. The theme will be "Business History: Debates, Challenges, and Opportunities."
    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 be accommodated in the beautiful town of Ancona while debating and discussing their research with leading international scholars. The school will focus 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 research projects. The organizers will cover all local costs (accommodation and food), but participants are expected to pay their own travel expenses.
    Those interested in attending the Summer School should send the following documents by e-mail to the academic organizer Dr. Veronica Binda (
  1. a brief CV (not exceeding one page);
  2. a summary of their dissertation project (not exceeding three pages);
  3. (if possible) an example of their work in progress, e.g. a draft chapter or a working paper (in any language). 
The deadline for applications is May 17, 2015. A maximum of 20 participants, who will be notified by June 14, 2015, will be selected.