Great academic opportunities: 19 calls for papers, 4 postdocs, 3 doctoral fellowships, a research grant, a job

After a several-month intermission, I am glad to let you know that the ES/PE community blog is resuming its activity. Your wondering inquiries and kind emails I’ve been receiving reminded me of Jacques Lacan’s argument that anticipation creates a symbolic social link which binds humans together in the anticipatory relationship. This anticipatory relationship between a writer and reader, interpreted Mikhail Bakhtin, is what enables a greater understanding of their intellectual encounter.
Thank you.
Let’s get back to business! More work ahead…
Oleg 🙂
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Dear ES/PE community member, see below a list of great call for papersacademic opportunities: 19 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some are partially or fully funded), 4 post-doc positions, 3 doctoral fellowships, a job, and a research grant — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with July 7 – August 10 deadlinesShare this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!

Calls for Papers:

> Call for essays on “The Corporation” for The Transnational Institute’s 2020 State of Power Report. TNI has a small number of grants of 250-500 euros – to be prioritized for activists with low-incomes and those working in the Global South. DL: July 10

> CfP: “Constitutions of Value” workshop as part of the research project “Democratization of Money and Credit”, University of Würzburg (Germany), 12-13 December 2019. DL: July 12

> CfP: “Automating Communication in the Networked Society​: Contexts, Consequences, Critique” conference, Berlin (Germany). The keynoter: Shoshana Zuboff. DL: July 15

> CfP: “Navigating Complexity: Understanding Interactions Between International Institutions”, The 6th Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance, Barcelona (Spain), January 23-24, 2020. The confirmed speakers: Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni, Jessica Green, Randall Henning, Liesbet Hooghe, Kal Raustiala, and Javier Solana. The organizers expect to be able to cover accommodation expenses, and to contribute to transport costs. DL: July 15

> CfP: “Digital / Communicative Socialism“, a Special Issue of Communication, Capitalism & Critique (Triple C). DL: July 15  

> CfP: “Promoting History of Economic Thought in Latin America: richness, limits and challenges”, the Latin American Society for the History of Economics conference, Federal University of Paraná (Curitiba, Brazil), November 20-22, 2019. The keynoters: Jeremy Adelman, Mauro Boianovsky and Marianne Johnson. DL: July 15

> CfP: Graduate Colloquium on Digital Labour by The International Network on Digital Labour, University of Toronto (Canada), October 3, 2019.  No registration fee. DL: July 19

> CfP: “Visions of Labour and Class in Ireland and Europe” conference by the Irish Labour History Society and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Liberty Hall, Dublin, (Ireland), 24-27 September 2020. There will be a number of travel and accommodation bursaries available. DL: July 21

CfP: “Wage, labour market and globalisation: from Cold War to European Union – focus on Central and Eastern Europe“, the Wage Analysis in a Globalising Environment network conference, West University of Timisoara (Romania), 10 – 11 October 2019. There are no registration fees. DL: July 25

> Call foe essays on “Strike! Labor Conflict in Higher Education”, The Activist History Review special issue. DL: July 26

> CfP: “Institutions and Survival: Social order for 21st Century” conference by Forum for Institutional Thought and World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR), Pedagogical University of Cracow (Krakow, Poland), 20-21st February, 2020. The keynoters: Laszlo Csaba, Geoffrey Hodgson, Claus Thomasberger. DL: July 30

> CfP: “Transforming Capitalism through Real Utopias. Featuring Erik Olin Wright’s legacy” conference,  University of Coimbra (Portugal), January 23-24, 2020. The keynoters: Fred Block, Gay Seidman, Boaventura de Sousa Santos. DL: July 30

> CfP: “The Challenge of Market Socialism – Challenges to Market Socialism” workshop, Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany), February 20-21, 2020. The confirmed speakers: Tamara Jugov, Hannes Kuch, Helen McCabe, Christian Neuhäuser, Martin O’Neill, Nicholas Vrousalis, Lea Ypi. Travel costs will be covered up to 450€. DL: July 31

> CfP: “Institutions and Change”, the 5th The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism conference, Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), 28-29 November 2019. DL: July 31

> CfP: “150 Years Rosa Luxemburg: New Perspectives on Her Life, Work, and Impact” conference by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (Berlin, Germany), 5-6 March 2020. Limited funds for travel are available for special cases. DL: July 31

> CfP: “Research on global financial stability: the use of BIS international banking and financial statistics” workshop by the Bank for International Settlements, Basel (Switzerland), 12 December 2019. Travel and accommodation expenses for academic speakers will be reimbursed. DL: July 31

> CfF: “Intersections of Finance and Society“, the 4th annual Finance and Society Network conference, City, University of London (UK), 12-13 December, 2019. The keynoters: Katharina Pistor and Peter Osborne. DL: August 1

> CfP: “Financialization and Development in the Global South” conference, Centro Cultural de la Cooperación, Buenos Aires (Argentina), 26-28 November 2019. The keynoters: Raquel Rolnik, Cédric Durand, Daniela Gabor, Martín Abeles. DL: August 1

> CfP: “Power – Conflicts and Contradictions” conference by the Danish Society for Marxist Studies, Danish School of Education (Copenhagen), 4–5 October 2019. DL: August 1

Postdoctoral Positions: 

> LSE Fellow (a fixed term, 12 months) , Department of Sociology, London School of Economics. The successful candidate should have a very good knowledge of one or more of the following areas: economic sociology, cultural economy, sociology of risk and risk governance, sociology of regulation. DL:  July 7

> Post-Doctoral Research Associate to work (30 months, full time) on a project  ‘Between protection and exclusion: Separated child migrants’ care relationships and caring practices” at The Open University (Milton Keynes, UK). An applicant should be with a PhD in political economy of care or cultural political economy, feminist political economy, economic inequality or economic sociology. DL: July 10

> Research associate (Post-doctoral) position in Sociology (Fixed-term contract 24 months), the Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality, University of Luxembourg. DL: July 28

Authoritarian Capitalism, Reactionary Populism & Counter-Strategies: Global Perspectives from the South” — The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung will fund up to 10 post-doc-scholarships worldwide in the Global South to realize individual research projects at institutions in the South and to participate in our International Research Group on Authoritarianism & Counter-Strategies. DL: August 4

Doctoral Fellowships:

PhD Studentship in Understanding and Reducing Global Health Inequalities, Newcastle University (UK). DL: July 10

> PhD scholarship in Sustainable Finance in Central Banking, Department of Organization at Copenhagen Business School (Denmark).  Applications within the fields of political economy, organisational sociology, and public administration are encouraged. DL: August 1

>  PhD Scholarship in Social Justice at the School of Social Policy, University College Dublin (Ireland). DL: August 10

Research Grants: 

>  The William T. Grant Foundation’s Research Grants on Reducing Inequality in youth outcomes, especially on the basis of race, ethnicity, economic standing, language minority status, or immigrant origins. DL: August 1

Job Openings:

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in political economy / industrial policy / innovation / industrial organisation, 5 year fixed-term contract at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa). DL: July 26

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