Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great and interesting academic opportunities: 12 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (partially funded), 11 job openings, 2 training workshops, 2 prizes, and a research grant — in various areas of economic sociology and political economy, with September 30 – October 25 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!
Calls for papers:
> CfP: “Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities“, The XIX International Sociological Association Congress of Sociology, Toronto (Canada), July 15-21, 2018. RC02 on Economy and Society runs various sessions in economic sociology and political economy such as “Interpreting and questioning finance as social relationships”, “Price, Value & Worth”, and many more; RC16 Sociological Theory runs, among others, a session on “Theorizing and Historicizng Economic Culture“; RC48 Social Movements runs, among others, a session “Can Anti-Globalization, “New” and “Old” Social Movements Work Together?“; RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development and RC30 Sociology of Work also organize relevant sessions. Various travel grants available. DL: September 30
> CfP: “Organizing for Resilience: Scholarship in Unsettled Times“, The Latin American and European Organization Studies conference, IAE Business School, Buenos Aires (Argentina), March 22-24, 2018. The conference has several specific CfPs for sessions related to economic sociology and political economy. DL: September 30
> Call for Mini-Conference Themes Proposals, The SASE annual meeting “Global Reordering: Prospects for Equality, Democracy and Justice”, Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan), 23-25 June 2018. DL: October 2
> CfP: “The Financial Life of Social Reproduction” session and several other sessions related to economic sociology and political economy at The American Association of Geographers meeting, New Orleans, April 10-14, 2018. DL: October 6.
> CfP: “The Crisis of Globalisation“, the 21st Forum for Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies conference, Best-Western Hotel International, Berlin (Germany), 9-11 November, 2017. There will be lectures for graduate students prior to the opening panel, on topics in heterodox economics. DL: October 15
> CfP “The Economic History of Natural Resources and Sustainable Development” workshop at Lund University (Sweden), January 15-16, 2018. There is no participation fee. Accommodation and meals will be covered. DL: October 15
Jobs and Positions:
> Head (associate professorship) of a new Research Group on social inequality research from a sociological perspective with a strong quantitative profile, The WZB Berlin Social Science Center. DL: September 30
> Postdoc two-year position within the project “Ethical issues in agricultural land markets” at The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies in Halle (Germany). DL: September 30
> Lecturer in Accounting (full-time), School of Business, University of Leicester (UK). Research in the Division combines accounting with economic sociology, sociology of valuation, organisational theory, and more. DL: October 3
Calls for Applications:
> CfA: “Working with European Union Labour Force Survey“, GESIS-Workshop for post-graduate and senior researchers, Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences (Mannheim, Germany), November 27-29, 2017. There will be no workshop fee. DL: September 30
> CfA: “Realising the Future“, A workshop on the politics, methodologies & technologies of economic prediction & expectation, Political Economy Research Centre, Goldsmiths University of London, 20 December, 2017. Speakers: Jens Beckert, Liliana Doganova, Fabian Muniesa, Nick Taylor. Attendance is free.
> Research grants for projects on labour market policies, The Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (Uppsala, Sweden). Applications from non-economists are welcome. DL: October 1