Due Date: March 15, 2019

Applications are open for the MaxPo/MPIfG Joint PhD Workshop at Sciences Po 2019 Limit Planck Sciences Po Center on Handling Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) and limit Planck Institute for the Research Study of Societies (MPIfG) are inviting propositions from PhD trainees to take part in a doctoral workshop to be hung on 21–23 May 2019 at Sciences Po in Paris.

The main objective of the doctoral workshop is to talk about brand-new research study instructions concerning commercialism emerging from 2 disciplinary locations: financial sociology and political economy.

Program Information

The workshop will be arranged around the 3 following research study fronts in financial sociology and political economy:

  • In order to comprehend striking advancements of commercialism and inequality, we require to reconsider and no longer look just at relations in between people within companies and markets however above all at relations in between companies and in between markets. Welcomed speaker Nathan Wilmers, Assistant Teacher of Work and Organizations at the MIT Sloan School of Management, will reveal the distributional effects of the relation in between companies.
  • At the aggregate level, relations in between sectors and the state shape various development designs supported by various social blocs. Welcomed speaker Jonas Pontusson, Teacher of Relative Politics at the University of Geneva, will establish this style and check out the relationships in between dominant sectors, patterns of development and inequality, and crucial policy options of states.
  • These brand-new unsteady development designs are most likely related to the increase in populism. We require to comprehend the political financial factors of the current increase in assistance for populist political celebrations. Welcomed speaker Silja Häusermann, Teacher of Swiss Politics and Relative Political Economy at the University of Zurich, will concentrate on this style, especially on how shifts in the economy and in society offer beneficial conditions for the development and electoral success of brand-new celebrations.


  • The expense of lodging, transport in economy class, and lunches will be covered by the organizers, who will likewise make the hotel appointments for the individuals upon verification of participation.


  • Open to present PhD trainees;-LRB- ***************).
  • Choice is provided to trainees from Sciences Po, the IMPRS-SPCE, and their cooperation partners;-LRB- ***************).
  • Taking part doctoral trainees need to have anticipation in the fields of global and relative political economy or financial sociology or surrounding fields.


If you wish to get the workshop, please

  • Show your field of study/subject and the name( s) of your thesis manager( s);-LRB- ***************).
  • Send a letter of inspiration (max. 300 words), a brief description of your PhD job (max. 300 words), and your CV.

Please send your application through e-mail to Allison Rovny at MaxPo: [email protected]

To find out more, see Joint PhD Workshop

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