Young Scholars Seminar

ESHET invites four young scholars (i.e. those who are working on, or have just completed a PhD, regardless of their age) to present their work at the Young Scholars Seminar to be held during the ESHET Conference in Prague, May 15–17, 2008 . The Society will provide for board, accommodation, registration fees and travel expenses up to €200. Each young scholar will have 30 minutes to present his/her paper and a senior scholar, appointed by the ESHET Council, will discuss it.

Papers may be on any topic relevant to the history of economics, and are not restricted to the conference theme.

Candidates should E-mail a paper no longer than 9000 words to the Chair and Vice-Chair of the ESHET Council, Professors Ragip Ege and Harald Hagemann ( and, by February 28, 2008. (When submitting, ask for an acknowledgement, and follow up if you do not receive one. Last year a submission failed to arrive, and the judges had no way of knowing it was missing.)

The results of the selection process will be communicated to the candidates by March 31, 2008.
Papers that have not been selected will be considered for presentation at other conference sessions. The ESHET encourages as many young scholars as possible to participate at the conference.– the limitation of four awards is dictated by financial considerations.
A one-year Eshet membership is offered to all young scholars who submit a paper.