Great academic opportunities: 14 calls for papers, 9 summer schools, 6 PhD fellowships, 5 postdocs, and 2 visiting positions

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great call for papersacademic opportunities: 14 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some are fully or partially funded), 9 summer schools (fully or partly funded), 6 doctoral fellowships, 5 postdoctoral positions, and 2 visiting positions — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with May 15 — June 1 deadlinesShare this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!

Calls for papers:

> CfP: “Crossing Boundaries: Economic Sociology and its Intersections“, The European Sociological Association Economic Sociology research network (RN09) Midterm Conference, Universität Konstanz (Germany), September 13-15, 2018. Five travel grants for early career researchers are available.  DL: May 15 (Extended: May 27)

> CfP: “Work, knowledge and power in contemporary capitalism”, the 4th ‘Social boundaries of work’ conference, University of Gdansk (Poland), October 2526, 2018. DL: May 15

> CfP: “The Global North – Welfare policies, mobilities, inequalities, and social movements“, Nordic Sociological Association conference,  Aalborg University (Denmark), 8-10 August, 2018. DL: May 16

> CfP: “Money, Migration, and Morality”  and “Markets and Morality” and “Political Theory and the Future of Work” workshops, The MANCEPT Workshops – an annual conference in political theory, University of Manchester (UK), 10 – 12 September, 2018. Graduate students and early-career researchers whose papers have been accepted may apply for bursaries. DL: May 18 – 31 (look at the specific CfP) 

> CfP: “Political Economy of Capitalism” conference for PhD students and junior scholars, University of Geneva (Switzerland), August 27-29, 2018. Participants will be provided with travel stipend and accommodation. The keynoters are Mary O’Sullivan and Bruno Amable. DL: May 25 

> CfP: “Studying Economics and Finance differently“, The 1st symposium of the Association to Renew Research and Education in Economics and Finance,  University of Fribourg (Switzerland), 14-15 June 2018. DL: May 29

> CfP: “10 years into the crisis – What prospects for a popular political economy in Europe?“, the 24th Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe,  the University of Helsinki (Finland), September 27-29, 2018. DL: May 31

> CfP: “Welfare state under attack“, the Chamber of Labour Vienna and the Society for Pluralism in Economics conference (Austria), 8-9 October, 2018. The conference is free of charge. Participants will be reimbursed for train travel cost within Austria, and may apply for accommodation subsidies.  DL: May 31

CfP: “How to Conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging Economies?“, the Cambridge Political Economy Society Workshop, University of Cambridge (UK), 13-14 December 2018. There is no registration fee; accommodation will be provided; a small financial assistance might be provided too. DL: June 1 

CfP: The Newberry Seminar in the History of Capitalism, The Newberry research library, Chicago (Illinois, USA). DL: June 1

> CfP: “Re-imagining economic security and wellbeing in an age of precarity” workshop by TASA ‘Sociology of Economic Life’ and ‘Work, Employment and Social Movements’ Thematic Groups, Melbourne (Australia), November 23, 2018. DL: June 1

> CfP: “Obstacles to Development” the 7th Annual Sociology of Development Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois, USA), 19–21 October, 2018. DL: June 1

> CfP: “All things considered… Material Culture and Memory” conference, University College Cork (Ireland), November  9-10, 2018. DL: June 1

> CfP: The Newberry Seminar in Labor History, The Newberry research library, Chicago (Illinois, USA). DL: June 1

Postdoctoral positions:

> Postdoctoral positions to join “Labor Perspectives to Human Trafficking” ERC project, Tel Aviv University (Israel). DL: May 30

Postdoctoral researcher within “State-led Capitalism and New Modes of Development Finance” project, Maastricht University  (Netherlands). DL: May 30

Postdoc position in Sociology of Labour / Socio-Economic Sociology, the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). DL: June 1

Post-doctoral fellowship to study the effects of the economic recession on the production and reproduction of gender and social class inequalities, DEMOSOC Research Group of the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain). DL: June 1

> Postdoc post in the field of social and economic history, Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg. DL: June 1

Visiting positions:

> The Jos Berghman Welfare Studies visiting stipend for junior scholars and PhD students in social policy and social work to spend a research term in KU Leuven (Belgium). DL: June 1

> Visiting positions within “Labor Perspectives to Human Trafficking” ERC project, Tel Aviv University (Israel). DL: June 1

PhD scholarships:

Doctoral position in Transnational Labor Markets, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and the University of Duisburg-Essen. DL: May 20

Graduate assistant (PhD student) in Social Inequality and Social Policy, University of Lausanne (Switzerland). DL: May 27

PhD scholarship in Professional and Corporate Networks, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark). DL: May 30 

> The Second Most Important Pitch: How Digital Start-Ups Must Navigate the Endorsement Economy to Scale“, PhD studentship in the area of ‘Valuation Studies’, University of Edinburgh Business School (Scotland, UK). DL: May 31

>  The Rise of the Financial Elite – Access, Integration and Spread of Power”, two PhD positions at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lausanne (Switzerland). DL: May 31 

Doctoral candidate in social and economic history, Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg. DL: June 1

Summer schools / PhD workshops:

> CfA: “Social Research on Employment and Welfare Interactions“, the 3rd PROMEBI Summer School, Department of Sociology, University of Oviedo (Asturias, Spain), September  3-7, 2018. Tuition fee, board, lodging will be covered. DL: May 15

> CfA: “The changing structure of the economy and the role of the state: de-industrialization and financialization“, the 12th EAEPE Summer School, University Roma Tre (Rome, Italy), 2 – 6 July, 2018. There is no school fee. DL: May 15

> CfA: “Governance at the ‘edge’ of the state? Resources-Materiality-Governance” summer school, Ghent University (Belgium), 11-14 September, 2018. DL: May 15

CfA: “Selling (critical) finance: Getting your work published“, Early Career Researcher Writeshop, Warwick Critical Finance Group, University of Warwick (UK), September 3-4, 2018. Limited funding is available to support travel expenses for unfunded participants. DL: May 16

> CfA: “Fairness and the Economy: Theoretical, Ethical and Political Aspects”, The 21th Summer School on Economic Thought, Economic Philosophy and Economic History for PhD and young scholars, University of Thessaly (Greece), August 31- September 4, 2018. A modest fee covers hotel accommodation and meals. DL: May 21

> CfA: “Capitalism, Crisis and the Neoliberal State“, a Summer School at SOAS University of London, 2 –  20 July, 2018. DL: May 25

CfA: “The Role of the Future in Economic and Political Sociology: Between Stabilizing Expectations and Extending Crises”, PhD seminar, Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (Sciences Po, Paris), September 24-26, 2018. No participation fees; travel and accommodation costs will be covered. DL: May 31. Recommended

> CfA: The European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy Young Scholars Pre-Conference, Nice (France), 5 – 6 September 2018. The EAEPE conference will be held on September 6-8. There is a fee waiver for a limited number of students and young researchers without other funding opportunities. DL: May 31

> CfA: “Contemporary strands of institutional theory and its application to management research” PhD course, NORD University (Bodø, Norway), August 27-31, 2018. The course is free of charge, including lunches and dinners; for participants from the Nordic countries the accommodation will be covered by organizers. DL: June 1

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