Deadline: 31 January 2021
ICMH André Corvisier Prize for PhD Theses on Military History
V edition – 2021
- The International Commission of Military History awards the “André Corvisier Prize for PhD theses on Military History,” named after the distinguished French scholar who served for ten years as President and later as President of Honour of ICMH (http://www.icmh-cihm.org/en/).
- The PhD degree can be awarded in any academic discipline and is not restricted to Military History only. However, the thesis must deal with Military History in the broadest sense: the history of warfare, of military campaigns, of the armed forces, of military thought and
philosophy, diplomatic aspects of conflicts, causes and effects of wars, defence economics, civil-military relations, military technology, military leadership, and demographics of military forces.
- For the 2021 edition, the prize will be awarded for a PhD thesis discussed and approved in 2020 in a recognized University.
- The amount of the Prize is fixed at €3,000 plus a maximum of €1,500 to cover the recipient’s expenses for participation at the award ceremony during the XLVI ICMH Congress in Athens in September 2021.
- Candidates must send a scanned certificate of their PhD degree, a curriculum vitae, and a PdF copy of their thesis to the Vice President of ICMH, Dr Harold E. Raugh Jr. (INFFAOHER7@aol.com) before 31 January 2021.
- The thesis may be in any language; however, a translation in any of the ICMH official languages (English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish) is required if the language employed is different. This applies also to the scanned certification of the PhD title and to the
- The Prize will be awarded by a Jury of seven persons, chaired by the President of ICMH and including the members of the ICMH Executive Board and the President and the Secretary of the ICMH Educational Committee. With the approval of the President of ICMH, members of
the Jury unable to participate may designate a substitute. The Jury may decide not to award the Prize if no thesis is considered worthy or may decide to award it ex aequo to two Doctors, dividing the amount of money. The Jury’s decisions are taken by simple majority.
- The winner will be required to write an article drawn from his thesis to be published in the International Journal of Military History and Historiography, after peer review.
- Requests for any further information should be addressed to Dr. Harold E. Raugh Jr. INFFAOHER7@aol.com