Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great academic opportunities: 25 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some are fully or partially funded), 8 doctoral fellowships, 6 postdoctoral positions, 3 job openings, 3 summer schools (fully or partly funded), 3 awards, 2 research grants — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with March 5 — 31 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!
Calls for papers:
> CfP: “Financialization and development policies: Critical perspectives on new financial circuits for international development projects” conference, University of Hamburg (Germany), 12-14 September 2018. A limited number of grants are available to cover travel and residence costs. DL: March 6
> CfP: “Institutions and The Future of Global Capitalism“, the 5th World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research conference, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 14-17 September, 2018. The keynoters are Lynda Weiss, Xu Chenggang, Justin Yifu Lin. DL: March 10
> CfP: “The State of Capitalism and the State of Political Economy“, the 9th International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy conference, University of Pula (Pula, Croatia), September 12-14, 2018. Various working groups issued thematic calls. DL: March 15
> CfP: “Educational Inequality: Mechanisms and Institutions“, Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies conference, University of Amsterdam, 5-6 July, 2018. The keynoters are Marius Busemeyer, Michelle Jackson, Ludger Wößmann. DL: March 15
> CfP: “Whatever Has Happened to Political Economy?“, The 15th Italian Association for the History of Political Economy conference, Università di Genova (Genoa, Italy), June 28-30, 2018. The keynoters are Geoffrey Hodgson and Harro Maas. Scholarships for junior scholars are available. DL: March 15
> CfP: “Feminist Debates on Migration, Inequalities & Resistance“, the 27th International Association for Feminist Economics conference, State University of New York at New Paltz ( New Paltz, New York), 19-21 June, 2018. The Rhonda Williams Prize given to scholars from underrepresented groups. DL: March 15
> CfP: “Effective Financial Capability Interventions for Economically Vulnerable Individuals and Families“, The Journal of Consumer Affairs‘ special issue and the US Treasury Department’s Financial Literacy and Education commission symposium, Washington, D.C (USA), Fall 2018. March 16
> CfP: “Consuming In, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy”, one-day pre-American Sociological Association mini-conference by the Consumers and Consumption section, Rutgers University (NJ, USA), August 10, 2018. DL: March 16
> CfP: “Transforming Cities: Urbanization and International Development Policies in the Global South in the 20th Century” conference, Freie Universität Berlin, 11-12 October, 2018. Participants will be reimbursed for travel expenses and accommodation. DL: March 18
> CfP: “Growth, History and Development”, The 9th Historical Economics and Development Group workshop, the University of Southern Denmark (Odense, Denmark), June 4, 2018. The keynoter is Noam Yuchtman. No registration fees; lunch and dinner are provided. DL: March 23
> CfP: “The moral dimensions of economic life in Africa” workshop, The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala (Sweden). Some funding from is available for a few scholars who need support; scholars based in African institutions are particularly encouraged to apply and an effort will be made to support their participation. DL: March 28
> CFP: The 10th Critical Finance Studies Conference, University of Gothenburg (Sweden), 9-11 August, 2018. The keynoters are Saskia Sassen, Orsi Husz, Brett Christophers. The conference is free of charge. DL: March 30
> CfP: “Power and Governance: Forms, Dynamics, Consequences” conference, University of Tampere (Tampere, Finland), 27–29 August 2018. The keynoters are Gili Drori, Vivien A. Schmidt, Sylvia Walby, and more. DL: March 30
> CfP: “Making & Doing Technoscientific Futures Better“, the 6th Annual Workshop on The Changing Political Economy of Research & Innovation, Lancaster University (Lancaster, UK), 23-24 July 2018. The workshop will be held before the EASST conference. The keynoters are Susan Robertson and Mark Carrigan. DL: March 30
> CfP: “Evolutionary foundations at a crossroad: Assessments, outcomes and implications for policy makers“, the 30th European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy conference, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (Nice, France), 6-8 September, 2018. The keynoters are Richard Nelson and Sidney Winter. There are various research areas including economic sociology, institutional change, comparative political economy, and more. DL: March 31
> CfP: The 19th Conference of the International Association for the Economics of Participation, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), July 12-14, 2018. The keynoters are Jan Svejnar and Avner Ben-Ner. A partial reimbursement is available for participants from developing economies and students. DL: March 31
> Doctoral Fellowships at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies, Sciences Po (Paris, France). Research topics should be situated in economic sociology, political economy, or economic or political history. DL: March 15. Recommended.
> PhD Scholarship on “Informality, informal or shadow economies, with a specific focus on the former USSR region“, Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction, Dublin City University (Ireland). DL: March 22
> 3 PhD positions within the project “Legitimacy, Financialization, and Varieties of Capitalism: Understanding Sovereign Wealth Funds in Europe” at the Maastricht University (The Netherlands). PhD position 1 – “Global Political Economy“; PhD position 2 – “International Political Economy“; PhD position 3 – “Comparative Political Economy“. DL: March 28
> CfA: “Historical perspectives on neoliberalism: Political Economy and Social history since 1970” PhD seminar, Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (Sciences Po, Paris), May 16-18, 2018. No participation fees; travel and accommodation costs will be covered. DL: March 15. Recommended.
> CfA: “Doing Research with Social Network Analysis: Tools, Theories and Applications” summer school for researchers and students, Thuke Centre for Business Network Analysis at the University of Greenwich (London, UK), 13-15 June, 2018. Fee includes breakfasts and lunches.
> Professorship in Sociology with a focus on Digitalization and Industrial Development (full-time, permanent), The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (Austria). DL: March 8
> Early stage researcher to work on “The impact of economic populism on inequality” as part of the FATIGUE project (three-year position), Corvinus University of Budapest (Years 1 and 3) and University College London (Year 2). DL: March 15
> Early stage researcher to work on ” The impact of economic populism on growth and convergence” at FATIGUE project (3-year position), Corvinus University of Budapest (Years 1 & 3) & University College London (Year 2). DL: March 15
> Postdoctoral Research Fellow to explore ethnographically how energy analysts and traders in the financial sector conceptualise and value oil (3-year position), the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews (Scotland, UK). DL: March 16