Monday, March 13, 2017

Call for Applicants: EBHA Doctoral Summer School

Cathedral of S. Ciriaco, Ancona
The 9th edition of the EBHA (European Business History Association) Summer School will take place in Ancona (Italy) from Monday, September 4, to Saturday, September 9, 2017. It is organized jointly by the European Business History Association (EBHA), the Università Politecnica delle Marche, and the Italian Association for Business History (ASSI). Students will be accommodated in the beautiful town of Ancona to debate and discuss their research with leading international scholars.
       The theme for the school will be "Business History: Debates, Challenges and Opportunities." The school will focus on theoretical, methodological and practical issues which are 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 organizers will cover all local costs (accommodation in a double or triple room 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, Veronica Binda (veronica.binda@unibocconi.it):
  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 14, 2017. A maximum of 20 participants will be selected from these applications. Please see the EBHA website for the complete call for applications.