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Call for Registrations: PhD Summer School Ethics and Economics

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.

6 PhD positions in Business Ethics

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.

Vacancy: Professor in Business Ethics (KU Leuven, Belgium)

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and the Institute of Philosophy (HIW) at KU Leuven (Belgium) invite applications for a full-time tenure track position in Business Ethics. We are looking for an internationally oriented candidate with a strong research record and proven teaching abilities. Deadline for application: 31 January 2018.

Market, Justice & the Cooperative as a Political Institution (Call for Papers)

Is the cooperative a better firm structure? Is it more likely to fulfill the role of an enterprise in the market given its specific structure of ownership, modes of governance and organizational values? Is it more likely to meet the requirements of justice, such as protecting liberty, equality or efficiency in society? Deadline for submission: March 15, 2018.

Exploitation and the Design of Global Economic Institutions (Call for Abstracts)

We welcome papers in international relations theory, international political theory, and international economics, from a variety of methodological traditions, addressing the topic of exploitation and the design of international economic institutions, broadly construed. Deadline for abstracts: 10 January 2018.

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