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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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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Gender, Professions and Organizations Writing Workshop

The 14th semi-annual Gender, Professions, and Organizations Writing Workshop will take place from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 25th 2018 – the day of the opening reception for the Sociologists for Women in Society winter meetings in Atlanta, Georgia.

The workshop was originally intended for sociologists who are doing research on gender and academic careers, scientific workplace organizations, organizational transformations to promote gender equality, etc. It has been broadened to include gender, professional work, and organizational change. The purpose of the workshop is to learn about the range of work attendees are doing, to facilitate collaboration and to set aside time for writing.

We encourage new and returning participants. If you’ve never come, welcome, and if you have, welcome back! If it turns out that you can’t come, please let one of us know; conversely, if you know of someone who has been considering joining us, encourage contacting one of us a.s.a.p. We will make a reservation for lunch for the full group; while this is an enjoyable part of the day, participants may opt to use the hour and a half for other activities.

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Call for Applications: CASBS Summer Institute Fellowships

Applications due January 12, 2018

Application portal can be accessed starting November 15, 2018, at https://www-casbs.stanford.edu/local/application/summer-institute

SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENTISTS
Organizations and Their Effectiveness
July 9 through July 21, 2018
 
Directors
Robert Gibbons (rgibbons@mit.edu), economics and management, MIT
Woody Powell (woodyp@stanford.edu), education and sociology, Stanford University

ABOUT THE CASBS SUMMER INSTITUTE
The 2018 CASBS summer institute, Organizations and Their Effectiveness, will take place from July 9 through July 21, 2018, at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences on the Stanford University campus. Fourteen fellowships will be awarded to cover tuition, room and board, and travel.

The deadline for applications is January 12, 2018. Awards will be announced by email no later than February 9, 2018.

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Arizona Methods Workshops

Please join us for the 8th Annual Arizona Methods Workshops, January 4-6, 2018.

This year we will offer workshops in R, Data Science, Social Networks, Stata Programming, Field Experiments and Audit Studies, and QCA.

Graduate students can apply for the Scott R. Eliason Award, which covers all but the $50 registration fee.

Website (links to workshop descriptions, instructor bios, award application, & online registration):https://sociology.arizona.edu/methods

Flyer: https://sociology.arizona.edu/sites/sociology.arizona.edu/files/methods2018_flyer-green-email6.pdf

Call for Applications: Early Career Work and Family Fellowships

The Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) is seeking applicants for 2018 Early Career Work and Family Fellowships.

The goal of the program is to help promising young scholars establish career successes, as well as integrate them within the WFRN research community.  Fellows receive membership in the WFRN, conference registration, and $500 to attend a preconference and the 2018 WFRN Conference (to be held June 21-23 in Washington DC). Fellows will be connected with one another in periodic encounters beyond the conference, intended to facilitate collaboration and peer-mentorship. 

To be eligible, candidates must have received their doctorate in 2015 or later and have yet to progress into tenured or secure senior level positions.  Information about the program and application materials can be found at https://workfamily.sas.upenn.edu/content/early-career-fellowship-program. The deadline for receipt of applications is September 15, 2017. Questions about the program can be addressed to the program director, Stephen Sweet at SSWEET@ITHACA.EDU. 

Call for Participants: Professional Development Sessions During Economic Sociology ASA Roundtables

Economic Sociology Sections Issues Call for Junior Faculty and Graduate Students to Sign Up in Advance for Professional Development Sessions During the Economic Sociology ASA Roudtable Session, Sunday, August 13, 8:30 a.m.

 The Economic Sociology Section Council is pleased to announce Economic Sociology Mentoring Roundtables, to take place at the upcoming ASA Meetings in Montreal this August. The program will feature professional development roundtables for graduate students and junior faculty around the following topics:

  • Table 22:Journal article publishing
  • Table 23: Book publishing
  • Table 24: Navigating the job market
  • Table 25: General professional advice

These sessions have been designed to give graduate students and junior faculty opportunities to meet faculty mentors outside their home institutions and strengthen their professional development networks. The sessions will take place during the Economic Sociology Roundtable Session on Sunday, August 13th from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Palais des congress de Montréal, Level 5, 517B.

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