EBHA Summer School: Business History: Debates, Challenges and Opportunities

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – 8th EBHA DOCTORAL SUMMER SCHOOL

BUSINESS HISTORY: DEBATES, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

The 8th edition of the EBHA (European Business History Association) Summer School will take place in Ancona (Italy) from Monday, September 7th to Saturday, September 12th, 2015. The school aims at providing doctoral students with an overview of relevant research results and of innovative tools and methodologies in the field of Business History. It is organised 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 debating and discussing their research with leading international scholars.
The title of 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. In this respect, the program features both lectures and seminars given by faculty and student presentations of their research projects.
The organisers 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 organiser Dr. 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 17th, 2015. A maximum of 20 participants will be selected from these applications and will be notified by June 14th, 2015.