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Max Weber Programme Conferences

Max Weber Conference Series

conference pageMWP-ACO Conferences:

The Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) together with the MWP organizes a yearly conference to compare the structures of the academic job market across countries, discusses crucial questions related to the international mobility of scholars and monitors the development of research and funding opportunities for young scholars.

Social Issues for Social Sciences Conference:

This conference is the Max Weber Fellows’ contribution to the Social Sciences and Humanities in research and academia. The conference offers the opportunity to invite back former fellows as either speakers or discussants and as such provides a forum to foster cross-disciplinary and inter-cohort academic collaboration. The conference is entirely organized by the fellows. 


Upcoming conference

Max Weber Programme - Academic Careers Observatory


National and European Research Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences

  for Young Researchers


8 February 2017 

San Domenico di Fiesole, Badia Fiesolana, Emeroteca



The MWP-ACO conference on research funding opportunities open to young researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities will bring together representatives of European and national agencies and research funding charities who will provide Max Weber Fellows and EUI researchers with up-to-date information on research funding schemes in countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Austria and the USA. Delegates will explain their programmes and offer advice and insights on the application process.

The last part of the conference will focus on top tips for grant-writing.  The presenter will share with the audience the details about application procedures and some practical tips to successfully apply for research funding.

After the presentations, there will be time for individual consultations with the speakers.

For further information contact Francesca Grassini

Download conference programme (pdf)


Conferences 2016-2017

  • 11th MWP-ACO Conference
    8 February 2017,
    Badia Fiesolana, Emeroteca
  • 10th JMU-MWP Symposium,
    7 April 2017,
    Badia, Emeroteca
  • 11th Social Issues for Social Sciences Conference
    7-8 June 2017,
    Badia Fiesolana


Page last updated on 26 January 2017