The Award Ceremony for the 1st edition of the Three-Minute Ph.D. Competition in the Social Sciences was held on April 10, 2018, at Bar Fiasco. The winners were announced by Prof. Dehousse, president of the EUI. The first prize went to Matilda Louise Greig (Department of History and Civilization) for her video ‘War for Sale in the Nineteenth Century: A study of Peninsular War veterans’ memoirs’. The 2nd prize went to Ileana Dana Nicolau (Department of Political and Social Sciences) and the 3rd prize to Gaël Sánchez Cano (also from the Department of History and Civilization).
Matilda Louise Greig (HEC), “War for Sale in the Nineteenth Century: a study of Peninsular War veterans’ memoirs, 1808-1914”.
Ileana Dana Nicolau (SPS), “National responses to internal displacement and sovereignty”.
Gaël Sánchez Cano (HEC), “Spiritual Empire: Spanish Diplomacy and Latin America in the 1920’s”.
The competition launched by the EUI is the first of this kind in the social sciences and humanities, comprising all four EUI disciplines:
The videos were evaluated by a jury according to a set of criteria.
The winner will get financial support to publish an article in Open Access.
Similar competitions amongst doctoral candidates have been held at hundreds of universities across the world.