Salary: up to 44,000 EUR per annum
Bocconi University in Milan seeks to employ two postdoctoral researchers in economic history as part the research project "Spoils of War: The Economic Consequences of the Great War in Central Europe" financed by the European Commission Horizon 2020 Program. The project investigates the impact of World War I on regional economic development and industrial organization in the Habsburg Empire and its successor states, using modern methods in historical economic geography and comparative business history.
Scientific Coordinator: Dr Tamás Vonyó
Host institution: Dondena Center, Bocconi University
Both positions require a completed PhD in economic history or economics and are tenable for maximum 3 years starting from 1/3/2019 (flexible). We offer a very competititve salary. Successful applicants from outside of Italy, who are not fiscal residents in Italy, are entitled to ninety-percent abatement on income tax for the duration of the research contracts.
For further details necessary to complete the application, please see the official job advert of Bocconi University following this link:
Applications must be submitted using the application form on the last page of the job advert. Please send applications, incl. all the required documents, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5 p.m. on 1/12/2018. We aim to interview the best candidates via Skype before 20/12/2018.
If you have any question about the positions or the application process, please contact Dr Tamás Vonyó at email@example.com
'Understanding the economic past of Eastern Europe'
Faculty of Humanities at the Pedagogical University of Cracow
14-15 June 2019
Joerg Baten (University of Tübingen)
Tomáš Cvrček (University College London)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline: 1 January 2019
The prime objective of the WEast workshop in Cracow is to facilitate communication between scholars from the ‘East’ and the ‘West’ working in the broad realm of Eastern European economic and social history in order to share their research and to encourage exchange of knowledge about available sources of data and state-of-the-art methodologies.
In this spirit, organizers from the Faculty of Humanities at the Pedagogical University of Cracow invite both graduate students and established researchers to submit their scientific work. We welcome research dealing with any aspects of the economic and social history of Central Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches to the problem are welcome.
Scholars wishing to participate should email an extended abstract (max 2 pages) along with a short academic CV to Bartosz Ogórek (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 1 January 2019. Selected participants will be informed by 1 February. There is no participation fee for this meeting, but participants are expected to cover their own costs of travel, and accommodation. Successful young applicants whose universities are unable to cover travel expenses can apply for a small WEast travel allowance sponsored by the European Historical Economics Society.
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Bartosz Ogórek (email@example.com) or Mikołaj Malinowski (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mikołaj Malinowski, Tamás Vonyó, and Jacob Weisdorf
"Wages in the USSR, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe since 1950s"
on 27 and 28 April 2018,
at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.
Center for Economic History, Moscow,
The main themes of the symposium are:
1. Evolution of average wages and their modalities of dispersion since the 1950s / 60s including post-socialist period
2. Analysis of wage differentiation in the pay-scale and of relations between skills and wages (also for young people and women).
3. Reflection about the wage strategy of socialist or post-socialist States or public authorities, of companies (also small private companies) and of household (school-strategy for children e.g.): wage hierarchy, skill premium, manpower mobility etc.
Comparison with Western countries will be welcome
Interested researchers, colleagues and doctoral candidates are invited to contact the organizers before 15 March 2018, and send a paper proposal (short summary of less than one page) with a CV.
- Submission of paper proposals: before 15 March 2018
- Finalization of the proposals selection: 22 March 2018
- Symposium: 27-28 April 2018
Submissions (including summary containing 300-500 words) should be sent jointly to the organizers:
Prof. Leonid Borodkin, Moscow University, email@example.com
Prof. Michel-Pierre Chélini, Université d'Artois : firstname.lastname@example.org
All the logistics details could be clarified by Prof. Leonid Borodkin
Proceedings of symposium will be published either by Peter Lang AG (Switzerland) or Cambridge Scholars (UK) by the end of 2018. Papers should be ready for peer review by June 15, 2018.
New researchers working on economic history of east and central Europe or located in the area are especially encouraged.
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague calls for papers to be presented at a two-day conference for financial historians, economists and numismatiS
ts. The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into questions connected with financial crises during the Middle Ages and early modern period. Historical, economic and monetary factors related to financial crises will be discussed. Papers proposing a comparative approach are especially welcome. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Peter Spufford, University of Cambridge, who will be delivering the keynote speech.
Venue, board and lodging:
Residence of the Ministery of Education, Youth and Sports, Foreign Service House, Prague 1, Dlouha 17,http://www.rezidencedlouha17.cz/EN/EN_index.html
Submission deadline: 31 March 2017
Please send short abstracts of your papers to email@example.com
The Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) and partner institutions organize a conference on the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities in post-transition economies. Papers included in the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Comparative Economics. The conference is scheduled for September 14-15, 2017 in Kyiv.
A tentative list of topics includes (but is not limited to) subjective wellbeing (e.g., happiness, social inclusion, satisfaction with life as a whole and its various aspects), potential determinants of wellbeing (e.g., health, poverty, standards of living, age, inequality, discrimination, migration, displacement, working conditions) and social structures/policies affecting population wellbeing (e.g. safety net, social assistance, healthcare).
If you are interested, please submit your paper or an extended abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2017. Authors of papers selected for the conference will be notified by April 1, 2017. Final drafts of the papers must be submitted by August 15, 2017.
Applications for travel grants will be considered for conference participants who need financial support.
Inquiries may be sent to the organizers: Olena Nizalova (University of Kent, email@example.com), Yuriy Gorodnichenko (UC Berkeley,firstname.lastname@example.org), Tymofiy Mylovanov (University of Pittsburgh and KSE, email@example.com).
Economy and Society in Eastern & Central Europe
Workshop in economic history and development
London, 3 – 4 April 2017
Keynote speaker: Mark Harrison, University of Warwick
Deadline: Friday 4th November 2016
Call for Papers
Econometric Research in Finance (ERFIN) workshop (http://conference.erfin.org), hosted by Warsaw School of Economics (Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie). The workshop will be held in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday September 16, 2016.
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Conference web page: http://conference.erfin.org.
Deadline: 31 March 2016
8th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe
Path Dependencies in Economic and Social Development: Institutions, Behavior, and Outcomes
June 15-17, 2016, Tutzing, Germany
Submission deadline: April 1, 2016.
Organized by the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg) in cooperation with the Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing (APB) and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)
We invite Ph.D. students and post-docs from economics and cognate disciplines to submit extended abstracts or full papers. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Cultural, economic, and institutional legacies of empires, socialist regimes, and wars
- Long-run persistence of values and attitudes
- Determinants of individual socioeconomic outcomes and behavior
- Spatial and historical determinants of economic policies and development
- Economic reforms in (post-)transition countries
Preference will be given to papers focusing on Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Confirmed keynote speakers:
- Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick, UK)
- Lawrence Peter King (University of Cambridge, UK)
- Theocharis Grigoriadis (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
- Eric M. Uslaner (University of Maryland, USA)
Submissions should include a short CV and an extended abstract (maximum 2,000 words) or a full paper. Submissions are invited online via the IOS application tool at http://www.ios-regensburg.de/veranstaltungen/summer‐academy.html. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 31 January 2016
German Economic History Conference
March 11–14, 2015 in Münster (Germany).
Venue: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Fürstenberghaus, Domplatz 20–22, 48143 Münster.
The conference programme is available online at http://hicks.wiwi.hu-berlin.de/vfs/
Historical sources of development in Central and Eastern Europe
Central European University (CEU), Budapest,
9-10 January 2015
Deadline: 14 October 2014
Report on the WEast Belgrade meeting published on the Positivie Check EHES Blog
Special Issue of the Poznań University of Economics Review
- methodological analysis of the transition processes;
- transition from central planning to capitalism: early stage transition crisis, inflation, economic policy, convergence;
- big transition with intermediate steps: from feudalism through socialism to capitalism;
- demographic transitions.
Deadline for paper submission: 30 June 2014;
Notification of the first review: 31 July;
Submission of the revised papers: 31 August;
Notification of the re-review: 30 September;
Deadline for the minor revision: 15 October;
Final notification: 20 October;
Submission of the final version: 15 November;
Expected publication date: Late Autumn/Early Winter 2014.
You may submit proposals of full sessions, individual papers as well as posters with a one-page cv.
The deadline of submission is 3 February, 2014.
Jagiellonians, Memory and Identity in Central Europe