Great academic opportunities: 25 calls for papers, 6 PhD fellowships, a post-doc position, a job opening, a grant

Economic Sociology & Political Economy

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of  great academic call for papersopportunities: 25 calls for papers for conferences and workshops (some are partially or fully funded), 6 PhD fellowships, a post-doc position, a job opening, a research grant — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and related fields, with January 15 — February 10 deadlines. Share this post with your colleagues and students. Good luck!

Calls for Papers:

CfP: “Development Today: Accumulation, Surveillance, Redistribution“, the  32nd meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 18-20 July 2020. Keynoters: Ruha Benjamin, Jayati Ghosh, Xiao Qiang, Guy Standing, Stephanie Barrientos. DL: January 24. 
SASE is the major scholarly and professional global organization of economic sociologists and political economists. Its meetings are genuine intellectual fetes thanks to the affluence of presented knowledge and a warm, stimulating atmosphere. SASE has19 Research…

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Swedish Scholarship For Ethiopians 2020

Swedish Scholarship 

Around 300 full-time one-year and two-year masters study scholarships in Sweden. Here is the list of programs available for scholarship;

The application deadline is January 2020

The scholarship covers:


You must have minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated employment.

Read more about the criteria for work experience

You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment.

Read more about the leadership experience criteria

You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for the scholarship programme.

Read more about country of citizenship

The master’s studies must be eligible for SI scholarships.

Read more about other eligibility criteria

Priority will be given to applicants with a strong and relevant professional background and demonstrated leadership experience.




Netherlands Fellowship Programmes – Masters and PhD for Developing Countries 2017/2018

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP), funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation, are designed to promote capacity building within organizations in 51 (previously 62) countries by providing training and education to mid-career staff.

The overall aim of the NFP is to help alleviate qualitative and quantitative shortages of skilled manpower within a wide range of governmental, private and non-governmental organizations. This is done by offering fellowships to mid-career professionals to improve the capacity of their employing organizations.

Application Deadline: 5th July 2017 (annual)
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at: The Netherlands

Fields of Study: The NFP offers candidates three sub-programmes to choose from:

Master’s degree programs
Short courses
PhD studies
Selection Criteria: Priority will be given to candidates who:

live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa;
are women;
belong to a priority groups and/or are from a marginalised region as defined by the Dutch embassy in your country. You can find these priorities on the embassy’s website.
Eligibility: To be eligible for an NFP fellowship, candidate must:

be a mid-career professional with at least three years’ relevant work experience;
be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the NFP country list (see below) valid at the time of application;
be nominated by your employer, who pledges to continue paying your salary and guarantees that you will be able to return to the same or an equivalent position at the end of your fellowship period;
have been unconditionally admitted by a Dutch institution to one of the Master’s degree programmes or Short courses on the 2016-2017 course list, or have agreed upon a PhD research proposal with the Dutch institution.
not already have received an NFP fellowship for a master’s degree programme or a PhD fellowship.
not be employed by:
– a multinational corporation
– a large national and/or commercial organisation
– a bilateral donor organisation
– a multilateral donor organisation
– an international NGO.
have completed and submitted an NFP PhD study, master’s degree programme or short course application, including all the required documentation, before the applicable fellowship application deadline;
be employed in an area to which the study will make a relevant contribution;
be full-time available for the entire period of the programme or course and be physically and mentally able to take part in the entire programme;
Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: The fellowship is a supplement to the candidate’s salary and a contribution towards the expenses related to the course or study programme.

Duration of Scholarship: for the period of course

Eligible African Countries: Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, Cape Verde, Uganda, Mali, Zambia, DR Congo, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Egypt, Namibia

Other Developing Countries outside Africa? Afghanistan, Eritrea, Nicaragua, Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Pakistan, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Peru, Bangladesh, Guatemala, Philippines, Bhutan, Honduras, Bolivia, India, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Iran, Suriname, Jordan, Cambodia, Thailand, Kosovo, Colombia, Macedonia, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Yemen, Cuba, Moldova, Mongolia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nepal

How to Apply



Study Subject: These awards are available in following fields:

Engineering, Built Environment and IT
Health Science
Veterinary Science
Economic and Management Science
Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Scholarship Award: These awards will cover R5 000.

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these awards:

Only students with South African citizenship or permanent residency in South Africa are considered for the above awards.
Nationality: South African applicants can apply for these awards.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be top academic Grade 12 achiever of a specific school.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 31, 2017.

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Pan African University Masters and Ph.D. scholarship.

Applicants are invited to apply for “The African Union Commission Scholarships” in Africa for the academic session of 2017. These scholarships are available for African applicants to pursue Masters or Ph.D. programs at the Pan African University Institutes.

The aim of the scholarships is to encourage study of young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries.

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue master and PhD programme.

Study Subject: These scholarships will be awarded in following fields:

PAU Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology, and Innovation at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Masters (MSc)

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Mathematics( Financial options)
Mathematics (statistical option)
Mathematics (computation option)
Civil Engineering (Structural option)
Civil Engineering (Arid and Semi-Arid Land option)
Electrical Engineering (Power systems option)
Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
Mechatronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Mathematics (Financial options)
Mathematics (Statistics option)
Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications options)
Electrical Engineering ( Power systems option)
PAU Institute for Life and Earth Sciences – including Health and Agriculture at the University of Ibaden, Nigeria

Masters (MSc)

Geosciences (Mineral Exploration)
Geosciences (Petroleum Geoscience, option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)
Plant Breeding
Environmental Management
Photochemistry & Medicinal plants
Sports Sciences (Sports Development and management Studies option)
Veterinary medicine (avian medicine option)
Veterinary medicine (vaccine production & Management option)

Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)
Geosciences ( Petroleum Geosciences option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option)
Plant Breeding
Environmental Management
PAU Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Yaounde and the University of Buea, Cameroon

Masters (MA)

Governance and Regional Integration
Trans-Border languages (Kiswahili option)
Conference Interpreting

Governance and regional Integration
PAU Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including climate change, at the University of Tiemcen, Algeria

Masters (MSc)

Water (Engineering option)
Water (Policy option)
Energy (Policy option)
Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the following:

The African Union Commission offers full scholarships to successful candidates.
Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

Applicants from African countries and the African diaspora are invited to apply. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.
Nationality: African applicants are eligible for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

Master degree: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.

PhD: Applicants must have a master degree.

Africa Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through online processor.

The application should be completed online at Application forms should be downloaded at the following address:
Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.