The ESHET Council is inviting nominations for the Awards that will be announced at the next annual Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, 18-20 May 2017.
1/ The BEST MONOGRAPH AWARD is for the best book (not necessarily written in English) in the history of economic thought published during 2015 or 2016. The author can be from any part of the world. The winner will be invited to attend the Society Conference that follows the announcement of the prize to deliver the Jérôme-Adolphe Blanqui Lecture. Note that, in supplement, the Council can also give a BEST SCHOLARLY EDITION AWARD.
2/ The HISTORY OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS AWARD is for the best article (not necessarily written in English) in the history of economic thought, published in a scientific journal during 2015 or 2016. Candidates can be from any part of the world. The winner will be invited to attend the Society Conference that follows the announcement of the prize, and will receive 500 euro.
3/ The ESHET YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD. This prize recognizes scholarly achievements of historians of economic thought at an early stage of their career. The prize is awarded to scholars below the age of 40 at the time of the annual conference in recognition of outstanding publications in the history of economic thought. It consists of 1,000 euro and a waiving of the conference fee when the prize is awarded.
4/ The GILLES DOSTALER AWARD is a new award created in 2012 in the memory of Gilles Dostaler, thanks to the generosity of his widow Marielle Cauchy. This prize recognizes scholarly achievements of young research fellows working on one of Gilles Dostaler’s many fields of interest — e.g., Marx and Classical political economy, Keynes, Hayek, critical approaches to free markets theories, relationships between economics, politics, philosophy and ethics, etc. It is awarded to scholars below the age of 35 at the time of the annual conference in recognition of an outstanding article not necessarily already published or published within the two previous years. It consists of 500 euro and a waiving of the conference fee when the prize is awarded.
Nominations should be sent as soon as possible, but not later than December 15, 2016 to the Chair of the relevant panel:
1/ Best Book Award & Scholarly Edition Award: Michaël Assous
2/ Best Article Award: Christian Gehrke
3/ Young Researcher Award: Ivo Maes
4/ Gilles Dostaler Award: Catherine Martin
Please note also the following points.
1/ Self-nominations are not accepted for any of the prizes. Nominations for the book and article prizes should include:
(i) Full bibliographic details of the book or article.
(ii) A short statement (in English) of why the book or article merits being considered for a prize.
(iii) An electronic copy of the book or article, if this is available.
2/ Nominations for the Young Researcher Award should include:
(i) A short resume stating the achievements of the candidate.
(ii) A CV with list of publications.
Subsequently each nominee will be asked to submit to the Council three publications on which s/he wishes to be judged.
The final decision on each of the prizes will be made by the Council of ESHET in Antwerp.