Great academic opportunities: 20 calls for papers, 4 jobs, 3 PhD fellowships, 2 postdocs, and 2 awards

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great and interesting call for papersacademic opportunities: 17 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some of them are partially funded), 4 job openings, 3 doctoral fellowships,  3 calls for papers for special issues, 2 visiting and postdoc positions, and 2 awards — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with November 30 – January 1 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!

Calls for papers:

> CfP: “Crises of capitalism, new and old forms of protest“, the 4th Conference on Strikes & Social Conflicts,  University of São Paulo (Brazil), July 10-13, 2018. DL: Nov 30

> CfP: “Rethinking Transformation” international conference, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), 7-8 March 2018. No conference fee. DL: Nov 30

> CfP: “Corporate Governance, Ownership and Control” International conference by Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance, Sapienza University of Rome (Rome, Italy), February 27, 2018. DL: Dec 1

CfP: “Exit, Voice and Loyalty: Alternative Economic Models and Responses to Decline in Contemporary Society” workshop, University of Warsaw (Poland), 21-22 May 2018. DL: Dec 10

> CfP: “Reproduction and Resistance“, The BSA Bourdieu Study Group 2nd Biennial International Conference, Lancaster University (UK), 10-12 July 2018. DL: Dec 12

> CfP: “Regulation between Effectiveness and Legitimacy“,  ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance Biennial Conference, University of Lausanne (Switzerland), 4-6 July, 2018. DL: Dec 15

>  CfP: “Class at the Border: Migration, Confinement, and (Im)mobility“, Working-Class Studies Association conference, Stony Brook University (NY, USA), 6–9 June, 2018. DL: Dec 15

> CfP: “Poverty and the Family“, Salzburg Workshop in Philosophy and Poverty, Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research, University of Salzburg (Austria), May 17-18, 2018. No conference fee. Coffee breaks and two lunches will be covered. DL: Dec 15

> CfP: “Rethinking the Future of Work: Competing Perspectives and Methodological Challenges” international conference, University of Bucharest (Romania), 27-28 April 2018. DL: Dec 15

> CfP: “Migration at Work: Opportunities, Imaginaries and Structures of Mobility” international conference, University of Antwerp (Belgium), 19-20 April 2018. DL: Dec 15

> CfP: “The Power of Failure: New Perspectives in Social Theory and Practice” and “The Effects of Macroeconomic Failure in Intimate Life and Gender Relations workshops, University of Warsaw (Poland), 7-8 May 2018. DC: Dec 15

> CfP: “Political Economy Ten Years After the Crisis”, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute conference, University of Sheffield, 2-4 July 2018. DL: Dec 18

> CfP: Political Theology Network inaugural conference, Emory University (Atlanta, GA, USA), February 15-17, 2018. The organizers are particularly interested in proposals focusing on economy. Funding is available to cover travel and registration costs of a limited number of contingent faculty or graduate student. DL: Dec 18

> CfP: “Austerity Against Democracy: Work, Welfare and the Remaking of Global Capitalism“, Alternate Routes journal conference, University of Bologna (Italy), June 11-13, 2018. DL: Dec 31

> CfP: “Rosa Luxemburg and Her Ideas: Engaging the Left and Impacting the World“, the International Rosa Luxemburg Conference, Chicago (USA), 26–29 April, 2018. No registration fee. DL: Dec 31

> CfP: “The origins and legacies of the Little Divergence in Central and Eastern Europe“, a workshop on Economic History, Growth and Development, University of Vienna (Austria), 1-2 June 2018. There is no participation fee and accommodation will be provided. Young scholars can apply for a travel grant. DL: Jan 1, 2018

> CfP: “Political Economy of Finance” conference, The Stigler Center at the University Chicago (USA),  May 17-18, 2018. DL: Jan 1, 2018

Calls for contributions to special issues:

> CfP for a volume on “Postcolonial Economies: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter” edited by Maureen Ruprecht Fadem and Michael O’Sullivan. DL for proposals: Nov 30 

> CfP for an issue on “Pro-sumers on the move: overcoming the line between labour and consumption“, Sociologia del Lavoro. DL for abstracts in English: Dec 15

> CfP for an issue on “Finance in Africa“, Qualitative Research in Financial Markets. DL for papers: Dec 31

Jobs and positions:

> Book Reviews Editor for The Sociological Review journal and website. DL: Nov 30

Assistant Professor specializing in Political Economy (tenure track, full time), Department of Economics at Loyola Marymount University (California, USA). DC: Dec 1

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Sociology of Organizations with an interest in economic sociology, University of Groningen (The Netherlands). DL: Dec 7

> Tenure-track assistant professor with a focus on economic sociology,  Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut (Lebanon). DL: Jan 1, 2018

Postdoctoral and Visiting positions:

Postdoctoral researcher in a project on Public Support for European Unemployment Insurance,  University of Amsterdam. DL: Dec 1

Visiting Fellowships for postdoc and senior researchers studying history of policies, concepts, or debates related to development, Center for the History of Global Development, University of Shanghai (China). DL: Dec 15

Doctoral Fellowships:

PhD Studentship on Public Policy Development in the Centre of International Public Policy at Royal Holloway, University of London (UK). DL: Dec 1

Jack Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History to encourage  study of the expressive culture of working people, their identities, philosophies, and the problems — by the Fund for Labor Culture and History. DL: Dec 1

> Fellowships for PhD students whose work contributes to making USA more equal, democratic, and sustainable — by Center for Engaged Scholarship. DL: Dec 15


> Student Award Paper Competition in Evolutionary-Institutional Economics — by the Association for Institutional Thought. DL: Dec 20

Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Dissertation on working people, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal contexts — by the Labor and Working-Class history Association. DL: Jan 1, 2018

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