Doctoral Colloquium

Track 8: Doctoral Colloquium


Venue: Scuola di Management ed Economia – Università di Torino, Sede di Cuneo, via Ferraris di Celle, 2 – Cuneo(for young scholars only)

In a context of increasing competition, in which young scholars are required to actively debate original and innovative issues, from the very start of their academic careers and in an international context, the DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM, organised as part of the XXXIXth AIDEA Conference, provides an important opportunity for PhD students and young scholars to present their work in progress to a highly qualified panel. Members of the panel include scholars and senior professors with international publishing experience, who can offer useful advice and constructive ideas on the topics presented, and the methodologies and approaches adopted.

All research themes, topics and methodologies that are consistent with the XXXIXth National AIDEA Conference are considered appropriate for the DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM.

The session will consist in a peer-review style discussion of the various research projects.

All non-permanent scholars (Ph.D., post doc, lecturers, research fellows and scholarship holders in general) are invited to take part.

The DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM will be in English.

THE DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM is scheduled for 12 September 2019 from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

The day will be structured as follows:

9.00 – 9.40:  Opening of the session and meeting with the institutions of the Province of Cuneo

9.40-10.30: “How to get published in high-impact journals”, Seminar by an eminent scholar with experience as an editor of high prestige journals of interest to the sector

10.30 – 11.50: Specific discussion on research projects with scholars and senior lecturers with international publishing experience on topics close to those presented. Each track-session will consist of a maximum of 4 presentations (20 minutes each) and a maximum of 30 extended abstracts/papers will be accepted

11.50 – 12.00: Presentation of awards to the two best papers in the Doctoral Colloquium and closure of the session

To take part in theDOCTORAL COLLOQUIUMplease send by 15 June 2019:

– an extended abstract of at least 3,000 words or a paper (in English) of between 5,000 and 8,000 words

– a CV

– a short description of the entire research project

Abstracts of at least 3,000 words or papers (in English) should only have Ph.D. or postgraduate authorship(s). Works co-authored with permanent teaching staff (incardinati) are not allowed.

Contributions must be submitted according to the online procedure found on, under the session “Doctoral Colloquium”.

A CV and a short description of the entire research project should be e-mailed to All documentation must be in English.

Submissions will be evaluated by the Chair of the doctoral colloquium and acceptance will be notified by 15 July 2019.

There will be an award for the two best papers in the DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM.

The same paper may be sent to both the DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM and the main AIDEA Conference.

Submissions will be selected on the basis of (on a scale of 1-5):

1 – innovativeness

2 – methodological rigour

3 – significance of the results

Registration for the Doctoral Colloquium is free of charge. If you intend to take part in the main AIDEA Conference, the young researchers registration fee applies.