Revolutions conference organised by the Geopolitical Economy Research Group, September 29-October 1, 2017, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Keynote Speakers, journal publication, supporting organizations and bursaries

The conference will feature keynote addresses from four very accomplished speakers whose work is representative of the diverse features and geographies of revolutions past and present: Julia Buxton of the Central European University; Ruslan Dzarasov of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Domenico Losurdo of the Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, and Gong Yun of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. The conference will benefit greatly from the contributions of these scholars, as well as from the generous support of the following journals (to publish conference papers) and institutions: Capital and Class; Capitalism Socialism Nature; International Critical Thought; Marxism 21; Research in Political Economy; Review of African Political Economy; Third World Quarterly; World Review…

Call for Papers for the 65th Annual Conference of the Japan Society of Political Economy (JSPE), October 28-29, 2017, Chuo University,Tokyo Japan.

This year marks 150 years since the publication of Marx’s Capital and 100 years since the publication of Lenin’s Imperialism. Both books have played essential roles in advancing knowledge of capitalism both theoretically and historically.Yet, intense controversy has swirled around the legacies of each.However,the most precise understanding to date is that we should analyse the deep structural operating system of capitalism grounded in Marx’s Capital as the basic theory of capitalism. Lenin’s Imperialism is best apprehended as the pioneering attempt to build a stage theory of capitalist development. In the 65th annual conference of the JSPE we will discuss the…

Call for papers for the conference on “Reincarnation or Death of Neoliberalism? The rise of market authoritarianism and its challenges for labour”, JNU, New Delhi, India, 4-6 October 2017

The Global Labour University announces a call for papers for the conference on “Reincarnation or Death of Neoliberalism? The rise of market authoritarianism and its challenges for labour”, to be held in JNU, New Delhi, India, from 4 to 6 October 2017. Deadline for submission of abstract: 28 February 2017 to jnugluconf2017@gmail.com Click to download details

Call for applications for Ph.D Scholars and Faculty in Social Sciences for participating in the Research Methodology Workshop on “Using Large-scale Survey Data”, December 16-23, 2016.

The Society for Social and Economic Research (SSER), New Delhi is organising a training programme cum research methodology workshop on statistical and computational tools to handle large-scale survey data. The workshop will be held in New Delhi from December 16thto 23rd, 2016. Scholars currently enrolled in Ph.D. programmes in any discipline of social sciences as well as young faculty from universities, colleges and research institutes are invited to apply. Preference will be given to women candidates as well as those belonging to Scheduled Caste groups, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward classes. For details sser_annoucement  (click to download) sser_workshop_application_form  (click to…

Call for Papers for the conference on ‘Revolutions’, organised by the Geopolitical Economy Research Group, September 29-October 1, 2017, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

In the 100th anniversary year of the Russian Revolutions, our conference focuses on the theme of revolution. We want to speak to the widespread and widely varying causes, contexts, conditions and consequences of modern revolutions. There are many types, of course, but we are primarily interested in the often spectacular political, social or economic events that confront particular institutional, social and ideological regimes. The revolts of colonized, enslaved and indigenous peoples from Tyrone, Toussaint, Tupac and Tecumseh, through the revolutions which defined the west like the English and the French to today’s Bolivarian, Arab Spring, and colour revolutions, have transformed…

Crowdfunding Campaign for JMK Writings Project Professor Rod O’Donnell

DECEMBER 8, 2016 THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN FOR THE JMK WRITINGS PROJECT. I thank, from the bottom of my heart, all those who have backed the campaign, with donations ranging from USD5 to USD1,000.  Almost everyone has said complimentary things about the proposed edition (‘great idea’, ‘wonderful project’,   ‘best of luck’ etc), but farfewer have followed up with contributions. The bottom line is this.  Funds are essential if the edition is to be realised.  Thepeople undertaking the large and necessary tasks of word-processing documents and background research need to be paid. All the money raised by crowdfundingwill…

Call for papers for the workshop on “Macroeconomics, Development and Structural Change”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 19 – 20, 2016.

The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and IIEP-BAIRES UBA-CONICET announce the call for papers for the workshop on “Macroeconomics, Development and Structural Change”, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 19 and 20, 2016. The deadline for submission of the abstracts is October 15, 2016. The notification of the organizers’ decision will be made on November 1, 2016. Accepted papers must be submitted by December 1, 2016. Click here for details.

Call for Papers for the 5th International Conference of the Institute of Social and Economic Studies (IESE), 19-21 September 2017, Maputo, Mozambique

Institute of Social and Economic Studies (IESE) invites proposals, individual or collective, for its 5th international academic conference, on the theme “Challenges of Social and Economic Research in Times of Crisis” that will be held in Maputo, Mozambique, from 19 to 21 September 2017. This conference marks the 10th anniversary of the Institute. The summaries of the proposed papers should be submitted to IESE by 15 January 2017. IESE_V_Conf  (Click to download for all details)

Call for Papers for a special issue of World Economic Review on the Political Economy of University, INC.

Neoliberal restructuring includes an unprecedented attack on the autonomy of universities, their faculties, administrators, support staffs and students. How has your work - as a professor, graduate student, educational support professional, administrator or researcher - changed in response to policies designed to remake the University in the image of the for-profit business concern? How have you and your colleagues organized resistance to these changes? The premise of this special issue of World Economic Review: Contemporary Policy Issues - an on-line peer reviewed journal with a global subscription of 13,000 - is that every aspect of post-secondary education is affected by…

Call for applications for the position of Executive Director at the Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies, Harare, Zimbabwe

The Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies (SMAIAS) invites applications to fill the post of the Executive Director within its Secretariat. Under the overall authority of the Board of Trustees and the direct supervision of the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will be expected to provide intellectual, administrative and strategic leadership to the secretariat of the SMAIAS. The post will be based at the SMAIAS secretariat office in Harare. Therefore, candidates should be prepared to live in Harare. A competitive remuneration package will be offered, in accordance with the experience and qualifications of the candidate.…

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