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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

10th MW Fellows Social Issues for Social Sciences Conference

Dimensions of Equality, Effectiveness and Efficiency - Past and Future

8-10 June 2016

Badia Fiesolana, San Domenico di Fiesole


Section 1 - Challenges to the understanding and governance of economies: causes, consequences and solutions
Section 2 - Citizenship and migration within and beyond crisis: new challenges or old issues?
Section 3 - Challenges to democratic legitimacy and institutional design in a globalizing world
Section 4 - Europe and the world: international relations, globalization and encounters
Section 5 - Determinants and consequences of inequality
Section 6 - Methodological encounters

Roundtable: "Women and Inequality in Academia -- Experiences, Analyses"

Participants: Juliana Bidadanure (SPS, Stanford), Diana Georgescu (HEC, Lecturer in History, School of Slavonic and East European Studies - UCL London), Annaig Morin (ECO, Copenhagen Business School), Mariely Lopez-Santana (SPS, George Mason University), Cristina Poncibo (LAW, University of Torino)

Keynote Lectures:

  • Sir Stephen Wall (Official Historian of Britain and the EU and former UK Permanent Representative to the European Union), 9 June, 16:00-17:30, MW Common Room.
  • Professor Iván Szelenyi (Emeritus Professor NYU Abu Dhabi and Yale University), 10 June, 9:00-10:00, MW Common Room.

Scientific Committee: Silvia Calò (MWF RSCAS), Maria Adele Carrai (MWF LAW), Guillemette Crouzet, (MWF HEC), Zsofia Lorand (MWF HEC), Bilyana Petkova (MWF LAW), Anastasia Poulou (MWF LAW) and Julija Sardelic (MWF SPS).

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Conferences 2015-2016


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