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Francesca Carnevali Prize

The Francesca Carnevali Prize is awarded to the best Bachelor and Master of Science thesis in economic history. In its first meeting, ASE decided to dedicate this prize for young economic historians to the memory of Francesca Carnevali (1964-2013).

Theses completed in any University during the period 1 September 2020 – 15 August 2022 are eligible. The winner is selected by a committee composed by members of ASE, and receives a €500 cash prize. This year the awarding committee includes: Prof. Gabriele Cappelli  (University of Siena), Prof. Carlo Ciccarelli  (University “Tor Vergata” - Rome), Prof. Valeria Pinchera (University of Pisa).

Deadline for submission: August 21, 2022


To be eligible, the Bachelor or Master of Science thesis must be in English or Italian, and must, in whole or in substantial part, treat aspects of economic history of any period from classical antiquity to the present. Authors need not be members of the Associazione per la Storia Economica. The date of graduation of the candidate determines eligibility.

Candidates submitting their dissertation should send a digital copy, along with their CV, to and  indicating in the Subject field (“F. Carnevali prize”). It is also possible to send the digital copy of the thesis as a dropbox or google drive link if this is more convenient.

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