See below a list of great academic opportunities: calls for papers, fellowships and summer schools focusing on various themes and topics in economic sociology and political economy, with December 12 – January 15 deadlines. Share this list with your colleagues and students. Good luck!!
Call for papers for conferences and workshops:
- CfP: “Interreligious Explorations of Homelessness” meeting, Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, Seattle University (WA, USA), April 25-26, 2017. Travel expenses, lodging and meals will be covered and scholars will also receive an honorarium. DL: December 12.
- CfP: “Chains of Value: How Intermediaries Evaluate Financial Instruments“, University of Edinburgh, 4-5 May 2017. Keynotes will be given by John Kay, Ann-Christina Lange, and Gregory Jackson. DL: December 15
- CfP: “Financialization and Beyond: Debt, Money, Wealth, and the Capture of Value“ conference, University of Iowa (Iowa, USA), April 6-8, 2017. extended DL: December 15
- CfP: “Consumers and Consumption” Symposium for doctoral students and junior faculty, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, USA), March 31st, 2017. Panels will focus on sociological study of consumption and markets, race in the marketplace, narrating consumption, sociological perspectives on brands, and making a difference through consumption studies. DL: December 15
- CfP: “Authoritarianism and Development” conference (including a track on “Authoritarian Neoliberalism: Embedding Capitalist Development in Non-Democratic Regimes”), Finnish Society for Development Research, Helsinki (Finland), 6-17 February 2017. DL: December 15
- CfP: “Money, Awareness and Values for Social Change”, the IV International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya UOC, Barcelona (Spain), 10-14 May, 2017. DL: December 15
- CfP: “Techniques of the Corporation” conference, University of Toronto, 4-6 May 2017. the conference will assemble a network of scholars working on critical study of the techniques, epistemologies, and imaginaries of the 20th-century corporation in order to foster a conversation between Science and Technology Studies and the recent histories of capitalism. DL: January 13
- CfP: “Challenges of social and economic research in times of crisis” conference, Institute of Social and Economic Studies, Maputo, Mozambique, 19-21 September 2017. DL: January 15
- CfP: “Rethinking German Political Economy: Lessons for Comparative Theorizing after the Social Democratic Century” workshop, the Goethe Institute in San Francisco, 30 August, 2017. DL: January 15
- CfP: Summer Seminar “Marx and Capital: The Concept, The Book, The History” with David Harvey for PhD students, postdoctoral and junior scholars, at The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry, the New School for Social Research (New York, USA), June 11 – 17, 2017. Stipends available. DL: December 15.
- CfP: Spring School “Uncertainty and Action” for PhD students and Postdocs, University Duisburg-Essen, (Essen, Germany), 8-10 March, 2017. The participation is free. DL: December 15
- The Beyster Fellowships Program (for PhD candidates or postdocs) at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations for sociologists with an interest in economic sociology, sociology of organizations, sociology of work, labor movements, and political sociology to study employee stock ownership plans, profit sharing, broad-based stock options, worker cooperatives, and more. DL: December 31
- Fellowships for senior and early-career scholars, The Dr. Theo and Friedl Schöller Research Center for Business and Society, the Friedrich-Alexander University (Bavaria, Germany). DL: December 30
- Graduate fellowships (PhD or MA) “Comparative politics of the Euro Crisis“, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria (BC, Canada). DL: December 15 for international students and 15 January 2017 for applicants by Canadians and Canadian Permanent Residents
- Two PhD positions for a project on how public regulatory agencies construct and manage their legitimacy in the face of a variety of societal stakeholders, conflicting values and external social pressures, Utrecht University’s School of Governance (Utrecht, the Netherlands). DL: December 20
- PhD position (50% part time) in economic sociology / economic geography, Université de Neuchâte (Neuchâtel, Switzerland). DL: December 30