Great academic opportunities: 24 calls for papers, 12 job openings, 2 visiting and postdoc positions, a grant, PhD scholarship, and essay competition

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great and interesting call for papersacademic opportunities: 20 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some of them are fully or partially funded), 12 job openings, 4 calls for papers for special issues, 2 visiting and postdoc positions, a research grant, PhD scholarship, and policy essay competition — in various areas of economic sociology, (global) political economy and related fields, with October 30 – November 30 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!

Calls for papers:

CfP: “Institutional Pathologies: What Can We Learn from Severely Malfunctioning Economic and Political Organizations, Institutions and Networks?“, the Fourth Witten Conference on Institutional Change Witten/Herdecke University (Witten, Germany), 1-2 February 2018. DL: Oct 30

> CfP: “Business Cycles in the Modern World System: Past, Present and Future”, The 42nd Annual Conference of the ASA Political Economy of the World-System section, Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT, USA), April 26-28, 2018. DL: Oct 30

> CfP:  “Class and the labour processes“, the 36th International Labour Process Conference, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), 21-23 March, 2018. DL: Oct 31

> CfP: “Performativity and governance of actuarial models“, An international meeting hosted by the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris, 13-14 February 2018. The goal is to extend ‘social studies of finance’ analyses of models into a new domain. DL: Oct 31

> CfP:  Liberal Arts Colleges Economic History Workshop, Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA, USA), February 23-24, 2018. No participation fee; meals and lodging will be provided. DL: Oct 31

> CfP: “Marx 200: Politics – Theory – Socialism” congress, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Berlin (Germany), May 2-6, 2018. In some cases travel grants will be awarded, especially for participants from the global South. DL: Oct 31

> CfP: “Households and Peripheral Financialisation in Europe” workshop, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle/Saale, Germany), 22-23 February 2018.  Speakers’ travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. DL: Oct 31

> CfP: “Pervasive Powers: Corporate Authority in the Shaping of Public Policy” conference, Paris Dauphine University (Paris, France), 14-15 June, 2018. Travel expenses may be covered. DL: Oct 31

> CfP: “Debt: 5000 Years and Counting” conference, Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures, University of Birmingham (UK), 8–9 June, 2018. DL: Nov 1 

> CfP: The 82nd Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought, University of Tokyo (Japan), 2–3 June, 2018. DL: Nov 2

> CfP: “Institutional analysis for the evolving economy: Making sense of emergent forms and cultural evolution“, The 39th Meeting of the Association for Institutional Thought,   San Antonio, Texas (USA), April 4-7, 2018. DL: Nov 10

> CfP: “Inclusive and Sustainable Development: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives“, the 21st Annual Conference of the Indian Political Economy Association,  Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi, India),  December 8-9, 2017. Participants shall be provided accommodation at the Institute. DL: Nov 10

> CfP: “The End of Cash: a Challenge to Public Authority?” workshop, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University (New York), April 26-27, 2018. DL: Nov 15

> CfP: “Sustainable Consumption: Fostering Good Practices and Confronting the Challenges of the 21st Century“, the 3rd International Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative, Copenhagen Business School, June 27–29, 2018. DL: Nov 15

> CfP: “Norms and Normativity“, the 4th Economic Philosophy Conference, University of Lyon (France), 27-29 June, 2018. DL: Nov 15

> CfP: “Risk, Honor & Innovation: Imagining New Markets“, the 3rd Richard Robinson Workshop on Business History, Portland State University (Portland, OR, USA), May 24-26, 2018. No charge for registration; presenters will receive lodging and meals; travel costs up to $500 will  be reimbursed. DL: Nov 15

> CfP: “Policy Diffusion and Development Cooperation” international conference,  Federal University of São Paulo (Sao-Paulo, Brazil), 16-19 May, 2018. DL: Nov 15

> CfP: The Business History Conference Doctoral Colloquium in Business History, Baltimore (Maryland, USA), April 4-5, 2018. This workshop for early stage doctoral candidates will be held in conjunction with the BHC annual meeting (April 5-7). All participants receive a stipend that partially defrays travel costs. DL: Nov 15

CfP: “The Great Transition: Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society” conference,  Montreal, 17-20 May 2018. DL: Nov 15

> CfP: The 14th Workshop on New Institutionalism in Organization Theory, Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) March 16-17, 2018.  DL: Nov 19

Calls for contributions to special issues:

> CfP: Special Issue on “Elites in Latin America“, Revista Española de Sociología (RES accepts articles in Spanish and English). DL for abstracts: Oct 31

> CfP: Special Issue on “Karl Marx @ 200: Debating Capitalism & Perspectives for the Future of Radical Theory”, Communication, Capitalism & Critique (TripleC). DL for abstracts: Nov 15

CfP: Special Issue on “History of Corporate Finance“, Journal of Risk and Financial Management. DL for abstracts: Nov 15

> CfP: Special Issue on “Varieties of Professionalism in a Globalising World: New Theoretical Perspectives and Analytical Approaches”, CAMBIO. DL for abstracts: Nov 30

Jobs and positions:

> University Assistant (must hold a Diploma/Master’s degree) for a full-time, six-year position at the Department of Theoretical Sociology and Social Analysis,  the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria). Job Duties: Assistant editor of Global Dialogue; Teach and conduct research on care, migration, global inequality and/or theories of capitalism, political sociology, feminist theory; Complete a doctoral dissertation. DL: Oct 31

Assistant Professor in Global Politics (full-time, nine-month, tenure track) with  focus in comparative and/or international political economy,  Department of Political Science at the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL, USA). DL: Nov 1

Assistant Professor (tenure stream) in International Development Studies, Department of Social Science, York University (Toronto, Canada). The department is looking for a  critical development studies scholar with expertise in the determinants, policies, interventions, and/or discourses of displacement in the Global South. DL: Nov 1

Assistant Professor in International Political Economy focusing on regulatory and governance issues in relation to trade and finance,  the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University (England, UK). DL: Nov 1

> Sociology of Stratification and Inequality Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track),  Department of Sociology,  the University of South Carolina. DL: Nov 6 

Sociology of Stratification, Inequality, and Quantitative Methods Assistant Professor  (Tenure-Track),  Dept. of Sociology,  University of South Carolina. DL: Nov 6  

Head of ‘European economic, employment and social policies’ unit at the European Trade Union Institute research department, Brussels (Belgium). DL: Nov 10

> Researcher within the Economic Justice team working on Tax Justice, Financial Reform, Regulation, Corporate Lobby and Corporate Law,  at SOMO — the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, a critical, independent, not-for-profit center on multinationals in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). DL: Nov 13

> Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the history of U.S. political economy from the Civil War to the present, Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). DL: Nov 17

Assistant Professor of  Sociology (preferably  with expertise in social networks), Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University. DL: Nov 18

Professor in Sociology of Inequalities, University of Glasgow – School of Social & Political Sciences. DL: Nov 18

Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Sociology focusing on Global Inequalities, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (USA). DL: Nov 20

Post-doc and Visiting positions:


> Postdoctoral Fellows (3 Posts) experienced in qualitative methods in labour studies, to investigate the challenges of social protection and labour representation in the ‘hybrid areas of work’, Leeds University Business School. DL: Nov 6

Research grant:

William Waters Grant from the Association for Social Economics for graduate students or tenured or untenured faculty below the rank of Associate Professor. Possible topics: social values in economic life, economic policy and social wellbeing, social capital, social networks, workplace and social justice, corporate social responsibility, socially responsible investment, microfinance, ethics and economics, inequality, etc. DL: Nov 1

PhD position:

Fully funded PhD position in Business and Organizational Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen (Denmark). DL: Nov 1

Essay Competition:

> The Policy Corner Essay Competition for students and early career professionals of ages 30 years and under to analyze  (800-1000 words) a current issue linked to economic policy.  Cash prizes offered for the three best articles. DL: Oct 30

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