Research School for Economic and Social History


Jan Lucassen Award for best PhD paper presented at ESSHC2025 – deadline proposals 15 April 2024

At the 15th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) 2025 the Jan Lucassen Award will be awarded to the best PhD paper presented at the ESSHC2025 Conference, to be held on 26-29 March 2025 in Leiden and organised by the International Institute for Social History in co-operation with Leiden University. The paper should be based on original research, innovative and should explicitly strive to explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences. Papers with an international comparative approach are preferred. The maximum length of the paper should be no more than 8,000 words.

The deadline for paper proposals is 15 April 2024, full papers should be submitted ultimately 15 January 2025.