News for researchers and PhD students: calls for papers, vacancies, prizes / contests etc.
A new research project entitled “Let it Shine: The Emergence and Evolution of Moral Markets” will start in September 2019 at the University of Amsterdam. The project is led by Panikos Georgallis, an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Amsterdam Business School, who received one of the prestigious VENI grants of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project.
Young scholars are invited to send in an essay on (1) the continuing relevance of Adam Smith, or (2) Adam Smith, ordoliberalism, and ‘Ordnungspolitik’. Deadline: 15 August 2018.
This conference has two aims. First, to focus on the implications of this distinctive narrowing in the scope of economic theory to economic methodology. Second, to explore moral components of economic theory and analysis which could be integrated systematically with analytical thought rather than being treated as mere add-ons.Closing date for abstract submissions: Monday 13 August 2018.
We are planning our THIRD stand-alone PPE Society Meeting for March 28 – March 30, 2019 in New Orleans. With that event in mind we are now doing a CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Please submit your proposals by August 15, 2018.
The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and Tilburg University invite PhD students to apply for participation in the PhD summer school ‘Ethics and Economics’, to be held in Tilburg, from Monday the 27th till Friday the 31st of August 2018.
The Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics has available 6 PhD positions in Business Ethics (and other closely connected topics, such as ethics and economics), starting in September/October 2018. All successful application will be endowed with a scholarship for three years. Deadline for application: 25 March 2018.
Reinventing Capitalism – Business Ethics and its Contribution to the “Doux Commmerce (Call for Papers)
“The “Doux Commerce” thesis states that the capitalist spirit and the drive to efficiency and profit will eventually contribute to peace, justice and morality. This is valid if competitors perceive markets as contributing to mutual benefit. At the same time, rather recent phenomena tend to change market conditions. Business ethics needs to reflect these developments in the economy as well as their consequences for businesses, societies and individuals.
The Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen is looking for an Assistant Professor who pursues philosophical research at the intersection of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). Deadline of appication is 15 January 2018, 23.59 h. Dutch local time.