XXXII Conference of the Associação Portuguesa de História Económica e Social
Constructing Fortune or Failure: Historical perspectives
ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, 16th and 17th November 2012
APHES Prize Regulation
In the General Assembly of the 17th November 2006, APHES launched a prize to be awarded for the best paper presented in its annual conferences by young researchers who are Portuguese or working in Portuguese universities.
  1. The prize, having a value of 1.000 Euro, shall be attributed by a jury made up of members of the Scientific Committee of the annual conference and elected, under proposal of the APHES Board, at the General Assembly the year before the conference is held.
    1. Membership of the jury may be enlarged or reduced should any impediment arise to any elected member.
  2. Papers presented at the annual conference which are candidates for the prize must fulfil the following requirements. They must be:
    1. Selected for presentation at the annual conference by the Scientific Committee of the conference;
    2. Written by Master or PhD students or those who have finished their Master Degree or Doctorate a maximum of 3 years before the conference;
    3. Unpublished, however they may have been present at any other scientific conference, except at any previous APHES conference or when they are being considered for publication in scientific reviews;
    4. Between 8.000 and 12.000 words in length.
  3. The candidate papers must be sent to the Chair of the Conference's Scientific Committee by e-mail, at most 45 days prior to the conference, together with the information required under paragraphs 2. §2 to 2.§4.
  4. The papers may have joint authorship, in which case the prize is split between/among the authors.
    1. Papers shall be deemed to have joint authorship given that at least one of the authors is Portuguese or works in a Portuguese University.
    2. In the case of joint authorship, all the authors must fulfil the requirements set forth in 2. §2.
  5. Depending on the papers presented at he conferences, the jury has the right to decide not to award the prize, and may also decide to award mentions of honour.
  6. The jury's decisions shall be announced by the date at which the conference is held and are final and irrevocable.
  7. The Board of APHES may suspend the awarding of the prize at any moment.
  8. This regulation may be altered, in whole or in part, by a simple majority of the associates at the General Assembly.
  9. This regulation substitutes the regulation approved on 17th November, 2001.
Albrecht Dürer, Nemesis ou a Grande Fortuna (c. 1501)