The Economic History Association of Australia and New Zealand (EHSANZ) will award its annual prize for the best paper given in the Economic History stream at the 2019 AHA Conference. The Prize is intended to encourage economic historians at the postgraduate or early career stage, and help them make connections in the wider field of economic history in Australia.
The Prize will include an annual membership of EHSANZ, and a subscription to the Australian Economic History Review. The winner will be encouraged to complete a full-length article from their paper, which will be considered for publication in the Australian Economic History Review, subject to the normal peer-review process.
Terms and conditions
The Prize will be awarded for the best paper given by a postgraduate student or early career researcher (up to 5 years post-PhD),in the Economic History stream at the 2019 AHA conference.
The Award will consist of a membership to EHSANZ, including a subscription to the Australian Economic History Review.
In addition to the Prize, a full-length article drawn from the paper will be considered for publication in the Australian Economic History Review, subject to the normal peer-review process. At the time of submission, the article must not be under review by any journal other than the Australian Economic History Review.
Applicants must be enrolled for a higher degree(Masters or PhD) at a university in Australia or New Zealand, or have been awarded their postgraduate degree no earlier than January 2014.
Applicants must be members of the AHA at the time of application.
Applicants will be required to submit:
- An electronic copy of the paper they intend to present
- A completed entry form that contains a statement from the author confirming the originality of the work
The deadline for applications in 17 June 2019.
The prize will be awarded on the basis of the abstracts submitted and the papers delivered, and will be judged by a panel comprising representatives from the EHSANZ. The decision of the panel will be final.