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. 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
> CfP: “Capitalist Transitions, Empire Building, and American History“, Journal of Historical Sociology special issue. DL for proposals: October 1
> 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: “Money, Finance, and Capital“, Business History Conference Annual Meeting, Baltimore (Maryland, USA), April 5 – April 7, 2018. DL: Oct 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
> CfP: “Water and Economy“, The Society of Economic Anthropology Annual Conference, Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona, USA), March 1-3, 2018. DL: October 15
> CfP: “Economics and Public Reason” workshop (at the University of Lausanne, May 2018) and Œconomia – History, Methodology, Philosophy special issue. DL for the expression of interest: October 25.
Jobs and Positions:
> Chair in “Political Economy and Historical Dynamics of Modern Capitalism” (up to 5 years) at Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa, Italy). DL: September 30
> Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure-track) with expertise in social theory and economic sociology, Providence College (Providence, RI, USA). DL: September 30
> 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
> Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure-track) with primary interests in economic sociology, work and/or labor markets, Southern Methodist University (Dallas, Texas, USA). DL: October 1
> 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
> Assistant Professor in Social Inequality and Human Services (Full-time, tenure-track), The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Moravian College (Bethlehem, PA, USA). DL: October 4
> Lecturer in Employment Relations (full-time, permanent), University of Sheffield – Sheffield University Management School (UK). DL: October 5
> Lecturer in Economic and Social History (permanent position), University of Helsinki (Finland). DL: October 8
> Social Stratification and Inequality Scholar (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor), Department of Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder. DL: October 15
> Professor in Regulation and Global Governance, School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University (Canberra). DL: October 15
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.
> First Monograph Prize in Economic and/or Social History by The Economic History Society. DL: September 30
> Mark Blaug Student Essay Prize by the Foundation for European Economic Development. Eligible essays for the prize must be critical discussions of any aspect of modern economics. DL: October 1
> 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
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