Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great and interesting academic opportunities: 11 calls for papers for conferences and workshops, 7 calls for participation in summer schools for students and junior scholars, 5 post-doctoral and visiting positions, 2 job openings, and 2 doctoral fellowships in various topics in economic sociology and political economy, with April 20 – May 8 deadlines. Most of the conferences and summer schools are fully or partly funded. Share this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!
Calls for Papers:
- CfP: “Political Economy of Right Populism“, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation workshop, Berlin, 8-9 November, 2017. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered. DL: April 20
- CfP: YSI Inequality Working Group workshop for graduate students, junior scholars and practitioners, London School of Economics (London, UK), 12-13 June, 2017. The workshop will be followed by the LSE Annual Inequality Conference on 14 June. DL: April 25
- CfP: “Narratives of Progress: Global and Local Perspectives” international workshop, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem (Israel). DL: April 30
- CfP: “Innovation, Institutions and Governance“, the YSI Economics of Innovation Working Group conference, Tallinn University of Technology, September 16–19, 2017. No participation fee. Accommodation is provided and limited amount of travel stipends will be distributed on competitive basis to participants who are not able to obtain travel funding from other sources. DL: May 1
- CfP: “Hidden Capitalism: Beyond, Below, and Outside the Visible Market” conference at the Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, Delaware, USA), October 27, 2017. Presenters will receive lodging in the conference hotel and up to $500 to cover travel costs. DL: May 1
- CfP: “Regulations, Markets, Health: Questioning Current Stakes of Pharmaceuticals in Africa” symposium, Cotonou (Benin). DL: April 30
- CfP for the Union for Radical Political Economics sessions at the Allied Social Sciences Associations meeting, Philadelphia (PA, USA), 5-7 January, 2018. DL: May 1
- CfP: “Global Production” conference, National University of Singapore, 6-8th December, 2017. Up to five grants of US$1500 will be awarded to advanced PhD students and postdocs who have limited access to funding. DL: May 1
- CfP: “Democratic Crisis and the Responsibility of Economics“, the Association for Social Economics conference at the Allied Social Science Association meeting Philadelphia (PA, USA), January 5-7, 2018. DL: May 1
- CfP for Economic History network sessions at the 12th European Social Science History conference, Queen’s University (Belfast, Ireland), April 4-7, 2018. DL: May 1
- CfP: “Mediating Cultural Work: Texts, Objects and Politics” conference of the Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, University of Leicester (UK), 6-8 September 2017. DL: May 3
- CfP: “Postsocialist/Postcolonial Rural Lifeworlds vs Degrowth, Defuturing, Decoloniality” conference, Telciu-Bistrița (Romania), 11th-12th of August, 2017. DL: May 5. No participation fee. All meals will be offered by the organizer. Free accommodation available for maximum 5 speakers that cannot afford it, especially independent researchers or junior researchers. DL: May 5
- CfA: “Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems” summer school for students and professionals, Vienna (Austria), July 26 – August 11, 2017. Scholarships available. DL: April 25.
- CfA: “The Economics of Migration and Asylum“, the 11th Kiel Institute Summer School (Kiel, Germany), July 3 – 7, 2017. DL: April 21.
- CfA: “Sustainability and Risks – How to deal with risk issues in sustainability research?“, the 4th PhD summer school of the International Society for Ecological Economics, University of Basel (Switzerland), 10 – 14 July, 2017. No attendance fee. For participants with low income, there will be support in lodging possibilities. DL: April 30.
- CfA: “Politics and Critique” summer school for scholars ans activists organized by the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities and to be held in Ohrid ( Macedonia) on 25th of June 2017. Applicants are expected to present their papers during the workshops. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered. DL: April 30
- CfA: “Sustainability and Risks – How to deal with risk issues in sustainability research?“, the 4th PhD Summer School, University of Basel (Switzerland), 10 – 14 July. 2017. No attendance fee. For participants with low income there will be support in local lodging possibilities. DL: April 30
- CfA: “Structural Change, Institutions and Economic Development“, The 11th European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy summer school, University Roma Tre (Italy), 19-23 June, 2017. Open to PhD students and early-career researchers. No participation fee. 50 euros applies for lunches. DL: May 1
- CfA: “Business beyond Businesses: Agency, Political Economy & Investors, c.1850-1970” summer school for PhD students, The University of Tübingen (Germany). Funding will fully cover travel, accommodation, and meals for up to ten students. A further ten will be eligible to receive part-funding. DL: May 1
- CfA: “Modelling the Political Economy of Bank Regulatory Evasion”, Vienna International Summer School, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 6–9 September, 2017. Open to graduate students (MA and PhD) and young researchers. Fee of 50 Euros for accommodation and meals. DL: May 1
- CfA: “Social Research on Employment and Welfare Interactions” summer school for MA and PhD students, Universidad de Oviedo (Asturias, Spain), 4-8 September, 2017. Tuition fees, board and lodging costs will be covered. DL: May 8
Post-doc and visiting positions:
- Postdoctoral research fellow in Political Economy, Department of Political Sciences, University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). The position is part of the project “Why we measure the economy the way we do” led by prof. Daniel Mügge. DL: April 26
- Postdoctoral research fellow in Political Economy, Department of Political Sciences, University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). The position is part of the project “The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Measurement” led by prof. Daniel Mügge. DL: April 26
- Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (Paris, France). 2-4 research stay. DL: April 30
- Post-Doctoral Position (two-years) in Work and Organization Studies, Work and Employment Group and Economic Sociology Group, MIT Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, MA, USA). DL: May 1
- Post-doc au concours – sociologie économique / sociologie du travail, L’Institut de sociologie de Université de Neuchâtel (Suisse). DL: May 7
- Lecturer in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship (temporary, for 1 or 2 years), Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands). DL: April 24
- Researcher at the project ‘Disentangling the Economic Effects of Political Institutions’ (one-year position), University of Oslo. DL: April 30
- 2 fully-funded PhD scholarships in international economic history at the University of Glasgow (UK) to be part of the ERC-funded project “The Making of a Lopsided Union: Economic Integration in the European Economic Community, 1957-1992”, led by Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol. DL: May 7