Great academic opportunities: 20 calls for papers, 9 jobs, 5 doctoral fellowships, 3 summer schools, 4 postdoc positions, and 2 grants

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great call for papersacademic opportunities: 19 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some are fully or partially funded), 9 job openings, 5 doctoral fellowships, 3 summer schools (fully or partly funded), 4 postdoc and visiting positions, 2 research grants, and a call for papers for a special issue — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with February 4 — 28 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and studentsGood luck!

Calls for papers:

> CfP: “New Housing Challenges: Families and Financialization” workshop by the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Housing and Family Dynamics Working Group under European Network for Housing Research, Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic), May 9-11, 2018. A reimbursement of costs up to 150 EUR will be offered to doctoral students or post-docs. DL: Feb 9

> CfP: “Inequality and Uncertainty: Current Challenges for Cities“, the 3rd mid-term conference of the European Sociological Association RN 37 – Urban Sociology, National Distance Education University, Madrid (Spain), 27-29th  June, 2018. DL: Feb 10

CfP: “Finance in the 21st Century“, the INET YSI Financial Stability working group workshop for  PhD students and junior researchers, Norwegian Business School BI (Oslo, Norway), April 14, 2018. The workshop follows the “Rethinking Finance” conference (12-13 April) and the workshop participants will get a free admission to the conference. Limited travel support and accommodation will be offered. DL: Feb 10

> CfP: “Putting Sociology to Work: Interdisciplinarity, intersectionality and imagination”, the Work, Employment & Society conference, Belfast (Northern Ireland), 12-14 September, 2018. A Doctoral Workshop will take place on Sep 11. CfP: Feb 19

> CfP: “Paradigms of Economic Policies: Example and Lessons from the Nordics“, the EAEPE and INET YSI symposium, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim, Norway). Participation and dinner are free. DL: Feb 20.

> CfP: “Institutions and Communities in the History of Economic Thought”, the INET YSI working group on the History of Economic Thought workshop for PhD students and junior researchers, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, (Spain), 6 June, 2018. The workshop will run a day before the ESHET Conference (7-9 June). Successful candidates will be considered for  travel and accommodation stipends. DL: Feb 23

> CfP: “Inclusion and Exclusion: New Perspectives in History and Sociology“, the 10th Seminar of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany, 5–7 July 2018. A financial support will be given to selected graduate students (accommodation and a portion of the travel expenses). DL: Feb 25

> CfP: “Alternatives Futures and Popular Protests“, the 23rd Manchester Metropolitan University’s Social Movement conference (Manchester, UK), March 26-28, 2018. DL: Feb 26 

> CfP: “Transforming Our Lives. Transforming the World“, The 3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference, Lund University (Sweden), 6-7 October. 2018. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “Welfare Societies in Transition: Polanyi Revisited through the Lens of Welfare State, Social Democracy and Solidarity Economy“, the 3rd EMES-Polanyi International Seminar, Roskilde University (Denmark), April 16 – 17, 2018. A limited number of accommodation and travel grants are available. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “What Makes a Job Good or Bad? Standards of Good Work Revisited” seminar, IUC Dubrovnik (Croatia), April 3-7, 2018. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “Innovation, Catch-up, and Sustainable Development”, the 17th International Joseph Schumpeter Society conference, Seoul National University (South Korea), 2-4 July, 2018. Some financial support will be provided for the selected graduate students or young scholars particularly from developing countries. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “Space and Poverty​“, the Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research , University of Salzburg (Austria), 13-14 September, 2018. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “Putting the Social Back into Economics”, the 16th World Congress of the Association for Social Economics, Colorado State University (Fort Collins, Colorado, USA), June 11-13, 2018. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “The Global Knowledge of Economic Inequality: The Measurement of Income and Wealth Distribution since 1945” conference, German Historical Institute London (UK), 15-17 November, 2018. Economy travel and accommodation in London will be available for accepted speakers. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “The Bare Necessities: Histories of Provisioning from the Second World War to the Present” workshop, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin, Germany), June 7–8, 2018. Limited funding is available. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “Futures Past: Economic Forecasting in the 20th and 21st Century”  conference by “Experience and Expectation: Historical Foundations of Economic Behaviour” Programme, University of Hamburg (Germany), 10-11 October, 2018. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: “Political Incentives and Development Outcomes“, the Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Washington, DC, June 25-26, 2018. Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: The History of Economics Society Annual Conference, Loyola University, (Chicago, USA), 14-17 June, 2018. The HES provides support for several young scholars to present papers in the form of free registration and a year’s membership. Some of the awardees will also receive a grant of $500 to cover travel and other costs. DL: Feb 28

Calls for contributions to special issues:

> CfP for a special issue “The Organizational Aspects of Corporate and Organizational Crime“, Administrative Science. DL: Feb 28

PhD scholarships:

13 Doctoral Scholarships on “Global Dynamics of Social Policy” at University of Bremen (Bremen, Germany). DL: Feb 20

PhD stipend in “Women workers’ experiences in the gig economy: security, flexibility, labour process and pay/conditions“, University of Lincoln (UK). DL: Feb 26

> 8 Doctoral Positions in Economic Sociology and Political Economy, The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy, University of Cologne and University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany). Recommended! DL: Feb 28.

15 positions for a 3-year fully funded PhD program within the EuroAgeism network aimed at exploring ways to improve the participation of older adults in the workforce and addressing ageism in relation to access to services.  Doctoral positions are available in universities in Israel, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Poland, The Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Belgium. DL: Feb 28 

15 PhD positions offered by the eight universities participating in “Global Mobility of Employees” research project. DL: Feb 28

Summer schools:

> CfP: “Work, Employment and Inequality“, the European Consortium for Sociological Research spring school, Collegio Carlo Alberto (Turin, Italy), 19–23 March, 2018. The School is free; hotel and meals will be provided. DL: Feb 4

> CfP: Summer School of Marxian Economics, Keio University (Tokyo, Japan), 7–15 August, 2018. The costs for tuition and one-day excursion will be covered. DL: Feb 28

> CfP: Summer School on Social Economics for graduate students and recent PhDs, Colorado State University (Fort Collins, Colorado, USA), 9-10 June, 2018. The School to be held in conjunction with the ASE congress on June 11-12. 15 scholarships will be awarded to attend the summer school (room, board, discounted registration). DL: Feb 28

Postdoctoral and visiting positions:

Heilbroner Fellow in Capitalism Studies (one-year position) at The New School for Social Research, New York (USA). The wanted areas of specialization are financialization, work and social reproduction, post-capitalism, racial capitalism, infrastructures of capitalism, precarity and informality, and more. DL: Feb 15

Post-Doctoral fellows, The Higher School of Economics Center for Institutional Studies (Moscow, Russia), in the following areas:  Banking, Higher Education Studies, Economics or Sociology of Education, Economic History, and more. DL: Feb 15

5 Post-Doctoral Researchers “Global Dynamics of Social Policy” (3 years positions), University of Bremen (Bremen, Germany). DL: Feb 20

> Post-doctoral position on the political causes of welfare state development in emerging market economies, Department of Sociology, Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey). DL: Feb 28

Job openings:

Barnett Professorship of Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Intervention in association with St. Cross College, University of Oxford. DL: Feb 12

University Assistant (Prae Doc) at the Department of Economic Sociology, University of Vienna. A successful candidate is expected to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months. DL: Feb 14

Lecturer in economic sociology / social networks (full-time, permanent position) at Department of Social Science, University College London. DL: Feb 16

Director of the Society, Work, and Development Institute (SWOP), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa). DL: Feb 16

> Lecturer specializing in social inequalities (full-time, permanent), Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge. DL: Feb 18

Assistant Professor of Political Science with a focus on Business and Politics, The University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. DL: Feb 18

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy, King’s College London – European & International Studies. DL: Feb 26

Chair of International Political Economy, King’s College London – European & International Studies. DL: Feb 26

Professor/Associate Professor in Culture, Organization and Management (2 positions), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark). Holders of the positions will undertake research and teaching in culture and organization, culture and economics, culture and entrepreneurship, and more. DL: Feb 28 

Research grants:

Political Economy Research Fellowship Competition by The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) to support independent-minded researchers studying economies across the whole range of the social sciences. The work would be conceptually innovative, interdisciplinary, and unlikely to be funded by existing funding bodies. DL: February 16

The Bill & Connie Nobles Fellowship for the study of alternatives to hierarchy in organizing the activities of corporations, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, University in Piscataway (New Jersey, USA). Doctoral candidates and pre/post tenure scholars in the social sciences and humanities may apply for the $25,000 stipend that can be used for research/travel expenses. DL: Feb 28

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