2019-12-03Matías Dewey

2019 Journal Article Prize goes to Matías Dewey

Matías Dewey was awarded the 2019 Journal Article Prize by the Society of Friends and Former Associates of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies during this year’s MPIfG Annual Colloquium in November. He received the prize for his article “The other taxation: An ethnographic account of ‘Off-the-Books’ state financing,” which was published in 2018 in the journal Latin American Research Review. The 750-euro prize goes to the best article by an MPIfG researcher in a peer-reviewed journal. Matías Dewey has been a researcher at the MPIfG since 2011 and works in Jens Beckert’s Sociology of Markets project area. to the article (Open Access)




Jenny Andersson secures major research funding

Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo), has been awarded 33,100,000 SEK (around three million euros) in research funds by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences. She will use the grant to build a research program focusing on “Neoliberalism in the Nordics: A new historical field.” Jenny Andersson was the co-director of MaxPo from 2015 to 2019 and is currently a visiting professor at Universität Uppsala. more



2019-11-28David Pinzur

David Pinzur to join London School of Economics and Political Science

David Pinzur will be taking up a post as assistant professor for sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from January 2020. He has been a postdoctoral researcher at the MPIfG in Jens Beckert’s Sociology of Markets project area since 2018. In his current research project, David Pinzur is developing a theoretical perspective of markets not merely as recipients but as sociotechnical mediators of economic predictions. LSE is one of the world’s leading social science universities.


2019-11-28Sidney Rothstein

Sidney Rothstein to take up post as assistant professor at Williams College

Sidney Rothstein is to join the political science department of Williams College in the USA as assistant professor from January 2020. He has been a postdoctoral researcher at the MPIfG in Lucio Baccaro’s Political Economy of Growth Models project area since 2018. His research project at the MPIfG explores the relationship between high-tech organizations and long-term unemployment in Europe. Williams College is a renowned private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts.



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