Great academic opportunities: 18 calls for papers, 7 postdocs, 5 jobs, 4 PhD fellowships, 3 grants, 2 summer schools, an award

Dear ES/PE community members, find below an abundant list of great academic opportunities: 18 calls for papers for conferences (some are fully funded) and special issues, 7 postdoc positions, 5 job openings, 4 PhD fellowships, 3 grants, 2 summer schools, and an award in economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with January 25 – February 20 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and students.  Good luck!!

Calls for Papers:

CfP: “Fractious Connections: Anarchy, Activism, Coordination, and Control”, the 34rd meeting of the Society of the Advancement of Socio-Economics, the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 9-11 July, 2022. DL: January 25
SASE is the major scholarly and professional global organization of economic sociologists and political economists. Its meetings are genuine intellectual fetes thanks to the affluence of presented knowledge and a warm, stimulating atmosphere. SASE’s 18 Research Networks, focusing on various aspects of the socio-political study of the economy, will have their own sessions, and during the meeting will be also held 16 thematic mini-conferences (such as “Connecting the Dots between Global Capitalism and National Capitalisms”).
On day before the conference will be conducted the SASE Early Career WorkshopConference and membership fees are waived for the participants; accommodation will also be provided, including the additional for the Workshop; travel costs will be covered based on need and available funds. DL: January 25

CfP: The first joint International Political Economy Conference by the Swiss, Austrian and German political science associations, Technical University of Munich (Germany), 20-22 June, 2022. 30 free accommodations will be provided to pre-tenure scholars. Presentations could be in English or German. DL: January 25

CfP: “Business under pressure: Historical lessons for the 2020s“, the European Business History Association congress, CUNEF University (Madrid, Spain), June 22-24, 2022. DL: January 30

CfP: “Building Bridges around David Graeber’s Legacy“, a conference organized by Triangle UMR 5206 (Action, discours, pensée politique et économique), Université Lumière Lyon 2 (Lyon, France), July 7-9, 2022. Keynoter: Michael Hudson. DL: January 31

CfP: The 5th International Association on Strikes and Social Conflicts conference, Rotterdam, (Netherlands), 22-24 June, 2022. DL: January 31

CfP: “The Political Ecology of Work in Times of Disasters“, the 57th International Conference of Labour and Social History conference, Linz (Austria), September 2022. DL: January 31

Don’t you want to attend the most interesting and promising online talks and webinars on various topics in economic sociology and political economy from all over the world? Of course you do! Follow the ES/PE’s FacebookTwitter, and Linkedin pages, Whatsapp and Telegram channels to have information about these events that is publicized only on our social media a week before they take place.

CfP: “Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century” conference, Institute of Literary Studies (Budapest, Hungary) or online, 13–14 June 2022. Keynoter: Galin Tihanov. DL: January 31

CfP: “Livestock as Global and Imperial Commodities: Economies, Ecologies and Knowledge Regimes“, Commodities of Empire International Workshop, Free University Berlin (Germany) or hybrid, 14-15 July 2022. DL: January 31

CfP: “Social Challenges for Business in the Age of Populism”, Business & Society‘s special issue. DL: January 31

CfP: The Social History Society annual conference, Lancaster University (UK), 6-8 July, 2022. Keynoyer: Amanda Vickery. DL: January 31

CfP: “Recoveries in Economic and Business History”, the 47th Economic and Business History Society conference, Salt Lake City (Utah, USA), May 18-22, 2022. Keynoter: Susie Porter. DL: February 1

CfP: “Infrastructure in Small Cities, Towns, & Rural Areas: Current Needs and Future Designs“, the 23rd Conference on The Small City & Regional Community, organized by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, online, March 23-24, 2022. DL: February 1

CfP: “Poverty, Poor Relief and Policy in Britain and Beyond” conference supported by Supported by the Royal Historical Society and the Social History Society, online, 11-12 April, 2022. Several bursaries are available for precarious and early career researchers. DL: February 7

CfP: “Beyond Work for Pay? Basic-Income Concepts in Global Debates on Automation, Poverty, and Unemployment” conference at the German Historical Institute Washington, DC (USA), September 31 – October 1, 2022. The organizers will cover expenses for travel and accommodation. DL: February 15

CfP: The 6th Annual Conference on Women, Money and Markets, the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (Rethymno, Crete) or online, June 15-17, 2022. DL: February 15

CfP: De Gruyter Handbook of Degrowth: Propositions and Prospects. DL for chapter titles and abstracts: February 15

CfP: “From Public Finance to Public Economics Studying a Key Rupture in the Economic Discourse on the State“, The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought‘s special issue. DL for abstracts: February 20

Job openings:

Lectureship in Global Political Economy, the Politics Department, University of Manchester (UK). DL: January 31

Lecturer in International Political Economy, City University of London (UK). DL: January 31

Director Economic and Social Policy Research, the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies and the Future of Employment and Skills Centre, the School of Economics and Public Policy, the University of Adelaide (Australia). DL: February 10

Senior / Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow — Leading researcher for the Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup, the Democracy Institute, Central European University (Budapest and Vienna). DL: February 15

Associate/Full Professor of Political Science with interest in comparative public policy in social welfare, healthcare, labour and employment, equality policies, Department of Political Science, Luiss Universit (Rome, Italy). DL: February 15


The SASE Alice Amsden Best Book Award for an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of economic behavior and/or its policy implications with regard to societal, institutional, historical, philosophical, psychological, and ethical factors. DL: January 24

Summer Schools:

CfA: “Challenging Inequalities” summer academy organized by the Cluster of Excellence: “The Politics of Inequality”, Essen (Germany), July 21-23, 2022. Food and accommodation will be covered, travel expenses are the participants’ own responsibility (but support may be available if required). DL: January 31

CfA: Levy Economics Institute Summer Seminar, Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA), June 11–18, 2022. A fee waiver is available for all those in need. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

PhD Fellowships:

Doctoral scholarship in Economic and Business History at Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden). DL: February 1

—  Doctoral studentship within the research area of Politics, Economy and the Organisation of Society, Södertörn University (Sweden). DL: February 14

5 full-employment PhD positions in Urban or Housing Sociology, Uppsala University (Sweden). DL: February 15

PhD Studentship in Social and Economic Inequality in a Financialized Society, The Open University Business School (UK). DL: February 16

Postdoctoral positions:

Postdoctoral researcher to join ‘The Resilience and Evolution of Economic Activism and the Role of Law’ project, Tilburg Law School (The Netherlands). DL: January 30

Postdoctoral researchers in Economic Sociology and Political Economy, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (Cologne, Germany). DL: January 31

Markets, Ethics, and the Law Post-Doctorate Fellowships, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University (Israel). DL: January 31

Research Assistant Professor with a interest in wealth inequality, Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics, University of Michigan (USA). DL: January 31

Postdoc position in a project ‘The Business Corporation as a Political Actor’, the Ethics Institute, Utrecht University. DL: February 1

Postdoctoral Fellow in Turkish Political Economy, Department of Economic History and International Relations and the Institute for Turkish Studies, Stockholm University (Sweden) . DL: February 13

Postdoc stipends on State, Economy & Society, the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung (Germany). Applications can be submitted at any time.

Research grant/stipend:

First Book Grant by the Independent Social Research Foundation to turn PhD thesis into a publishable book. DL: February 4

Collaborative Fellowships in the History of Knowledge granted by the Indepe­­­ndent Social Research Foundation and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. Proposals should investigate original research ideas and specify potential applications to real world problems in economic, social, technological, or environmental domains.  DL: February 4

Support of Research Projects on State, Economy and Society, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung (Germany). DL: February 15

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  1. Respected sir; i have submitted thesis for evaluation titled “analysis of HD, economic growth, income inequality in SAARC countries” and my defense is expected in next 4/5 month. Can i apply for postdoc, please update me.

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