European Society for the History of Economic Thought

ACADEMIC AWARDS

The ESHET Council is inviting nominations for the Awards that will be announced at the next annual Conference in Sofia,  Bulgaria 27-29 May 2021.


1/ The Best Monograph Award is for the best book (not necessarily written in English) in the history of economic thought published during 2019 or 2020. 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 Eshet Young Researcher Award 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. In recognition of the exertions of parenthood, the age limit is extended by one year for each child. The Prize consists of 1,000 euro and a waiving of the conference fee when the prize is awarded.

3/ The Gilles Dostaler Award is an award created 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 for an outstanding article not necessarily already published or published within the two previous years. In recognition of the exertions of parenthood, the age limit is extended by one year for each child. The prize consists of 500 euro and a waiving of the conference fee when the prize is awarded.

4/ 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 2019 or 2020 (printed before December 1st 2020). 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.

Nominations should be sent as soon as possible, but not later than December 15, 2020 to the Chair of the relevant panel:

1/ Best Book Award & Scholarly Edition Award:  Estrella Trincado Aznar (estrinaz@ccee.ucm.es)

2/ Young Researcher ESHET Award: Muriel Dal Pont Legrand (Muriel.dal-pont-legrand@univ-cotedazur.fr)

3/ Gilles Dostaler Award: Alexandre Cunha (amc@cedeplar.ufmg.br)

4/ History of Economic Analysis Award: Robert Dimand (rdimand@brocku.ca )

Please note also the following points:

- 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.

3/ 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 Sofia.

Rules for Awards

- No current member of the Council, Executive Committee or Senate is eligible for an academic prize or grant awarded by ESHET.

- Nobody can receive more than one award of the Society for the same work.

- Any member of an awarding committee needs to declare the extent of his/her institutional connections and/or extent of collaboration with the persons eligible for academic prizes.

ESHET 2017 prizewinners, Antwerp