Online panel: Covid-19 and the new temporal order of capitalism

A window into chaos? Covid-19 and the new temporal order of capitalism. UCL/IAS online event, 26 January 2021, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm GMT. The UCL Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) is running an online panel discussion on global capitalism in Covid times. How do our late capitalist societies imagine their future …

CFP: Impacts of finance session at SSA 2021

Session on ‘Impacts of finance and financing of impacts’. Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association (SSA) in Geneva, 28-30 June 2021. Colleagues at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) are organising a paper session on economic sociology and impact financing in Geneva this year as part of SSA 2021. We welcome …

Doctoral positions at International Max Planck Research School

The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is inviting candidates to apply for its doctoral program in economic sociology and political economy. The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is a unique international three-and-a-half-year …

Webinar series: Finance, credit, and debt in South East Asia

Financial transformation, credit markets and household debt in Southeast Asia. ISEAS Webinar series, 2020-21. The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore is running a webinar series on financialization, credit growth, and indebtedness in the emerging economies of South East Asia. This webinar series explores the transformation of financial landscapes in …

PhD studentships at Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland

The Institute of Marketing and Communication Management, Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society at the Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) is inviting applications for two fully funded PhD positions, to commence between February and May 2021. The positions will be supervised by Prof. Pellandini-Simányi, as part of a project …

Visiting fellowships at MaxPo, Paris

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) is welcoming applications from senior academics for research stays of approximately two months at Sciences Po in the heart of Paris. Established in 2012 by the Max Planck Society and Sciences Po Paris, MaxPo is a …

Doctoral fellowship at MaxPo, Paris

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) in Paris is inviting applications for a doctoral fellowship in sociology or political science at Sciences Po in Paris, to commence in September 2021. We welcome original and independent proposals on topics situated in economic sociology, …

CFP: Reading economics as political theory, 2021

Reading economics as political theory. Sciences Po Paris, 17-18 June 2021. Oliver Kessler, Samuel Knafo and Matthias Thiemann are organising a workshop on the politics of economic theory, to be held at Science Po next June. In this workshop, we want to build on these insights and pursue the idea …

Webinar: Financing the future we want, 7 Oct

Financing the future we want: From a green recovery to a just transition. TNI webinar, 7 October 2020, 16.00-17.30 CET. COVID-19 has plunged much of the world into the biggest recession in over a century with devastating impacts for developing countries with little resources to combat a pandemic on this …

New book: Comedy and Crisis

Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720. Joyce Goggin and Frans de Bruyn, Liverpool University Press 2020. Comedy and Crisis contains the first ever scholarly English translation of Pieter Langendijk’s ‘Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders’ [Quincampoix of de Windhandelaars], and ‘Harlequin Stock-Jobber’ [Arlequin Actionist]. …