Call for Applications: 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Science

Berlin Summer School in Social Science 
Linking Theory and Empirical Research
Berlin, July 16 – 26, 2018

 

We are delighted to announce the 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences. The summer school aims at supporting young researchers by strengthening their ability in linking theory and empirical research. The two-week program creates an excellent basis for the development of their current research designs.

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SASE Miniconference on Inequality in Organizations

OOW members are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for the SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics) Mini-Conference “Prospects of Equality Within and Across Organizations” organized by Nina Bandelj, Andrew Penner and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey during the SASE Annual meeting in Kyoto, Japan, June 23-25, 2018.

Deadline for submission: *January 29, 2018*
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2018 Medici Summer School 

We are pleased to announce the organization of the 10th edition of the Medici Summer School in Management Studies for doctoral students and young researchers which will be held in Bologna, Italy, June 11 – June 15, 2018. The school is organized and sponsored by Bologna Business School (University of Bologna), HEC Paris (Society and Organizations Research Center and the HEC Foundation), and MIT Sloan School of Management (Economic Sociology PhD Program).     Host faculty include Emilio Castilla & Ezra Zuckerman Sivan (MIT), Simone Ferriani & Gianni Lorenzoni (Bologna), Rodolphe Durand (HEC), and Gino Cattani (NYU).  Guest faculty include Harry Collins (Cardiff), Jennifer Howard-Grenville (Cambridge), Brayden King (Northwestern), Johanna Mair (Hertie & Stanford), and Brian Rubineau. This year’s theme is “Organizations as Vehicles and Settings for Social Change.”
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Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that focuses on the Institute’s current theme, “Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century.” Recent Ph.D.’s in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences whose research centers feminist, women’s or gender studies are eligible. We encourage scholars with a strong interest in interdisciplinary methods to apply. While in residence at the Institute, Postdoctoral Scholars are expected to participate in Clayman Institute activities throughout the academic year in addition to pursuing their own research.  Our application will be available to access October 1, 2017 through January 11, 2018.

Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Application

Application Opens – Oct 1, 2017
Application Deadline – January 11, 2018 midnight PST

For questions about the postdoctoral fellowship application, please see the Application Details.

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Technology Management Program Seeks Ph.D. Applicants

The Technology Management Program (TMP) at the University of California, Santa Barbara is looking for highly qualified prospective doctoral students who have an interest in technology and work, technology’s implications for society, innovation, and the management of engineers and scientists.  We are open to students with a range of backgrounds including all of the social sciences, engineering, the physical sciences, and management.  TMP is methodologically and substantively eclectic.  We are interested in students who wish to pursue ethnography, survey research, big data analysis and experimental research.  UCSB has few disciplinary boundaries, so students can construct their program in ways that suit their interests and abilities. Our aim is to produce a cadre of scholars who can address thorny problems concerning the impact of technology on work and society, the management of technical and scientific personnel, and the sociological and psychological dynamics of innovation.

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The Working-Class Studies Association Seeking Nominations for Awards

The WCSA is pleased to invite nominations (including self-nominations) for awards covering the year of 2017.

Award categories are:

  • Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing: Published books of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and other genres
  • C.L.R. James Award for Published Books for Academic or General Audiences
  • Russo & Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences
  • Studs Terkel Award for Media and Journalism: Single published articles or series, broadcast media, multimedia, and film
  • Constance Coiner Award for Best Dissertation: Completed dissertations only

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Marxist Section Membership – gift subscription to Monthly Review

The Marxist Section of ASA is offering six-month gift subscriptions to Monthly Review for the next 14 people who sign up to become a Section Member before 30 September. Monthly Review is an independent socialist magazine covering economics, politics, inequality, race, gender and other issues from a global and Marxist perspective.

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