Congratulations to Nadia Matringe (HEC PhD 2013), whose dissertation has won the EBHA Dissertation Prize 2014.
Her thesis, L’entreprise florentine et la place de Lyon: l’activité de la banque Salviati au milieu du XVIe siècle was selected as the best presented at the 2014 Congress of the European Business History Association in Utrecht on the theme, “Comparative Business History. Contrasting Regions, Sectors, and Centuries”.
The prize is awarded for the thesis’ merits in terms of significance and novelty (innovation) of the topic and/or methodology; the adequacy of theoretical framework, including literature review and formulation of hypotheses; methodology, including description and evaluation of sources used; the structure of thesis and cohesion of arguments; overall written presentation of results;
and an oral presentation of the candidate.
Dr Matringe currently holds a post-doctoral fellowship at the CNRS in Paris.