Bringing Organizations Back In: Bridging Economic Sociology and Political Economy

Sixth Max Planck Summer Conference on Economy and Society
Schloss Ringberg, Tegernsee | July 13-16, 2011




Wednesday, July 13

Arrival in the afternoon

5 p.m.

5:15-6:30 p.m.
The Relation between Organizations, Market Order and Regulation: The Social Construction of Causalities and Elective Affinities
Arndt Sorge


Thursday, July 14

9-10:30 a.m.
Purging the Path? Marketization, Community and the Fate of Mutual Banking in the United States
Marc Schneiberg
Commentator: Josh D. Whitford

11-12:30 a.m.
The Social Dynamics of Arbitrage Disasters
David Stark
Commentator: Sigrid Quack

2–4 p.m.
Presentations of dissertation projects in two parallel groups I

Group A

Chair: Patrick Le Galès

Political and Economic Roots of Organizational Corruption: A Comparison of Ukrainian and Belarusian Universities
Marina Zaloznaya
Commentator: Jens Beckert

Organizing Vice: How the City of Cologne Created the Largest Brothel in Europe
Arne Dressler
Commentator: David Stark

Group B
Chair: Marc Schneiberg

The Rise and Fall of French Leveraged Buy-Outs in the 2000’s
Fabien Foureault
Commentator: Mark Ebers

High-tech, High-fashion: Architecture of Branding in Online Retail Fashion
Iva Petkova
Commentator: Christine Musselin

4:30–6:30 p.m.
Presentations of dissertation projects in two parallel groups II

Group A
Chair: James Mahoney

Top Civil Servants and the Managerial State: The Policy of  the Senior Civil Service and the Transformation of Administrative Labor Markets in France and Great-Britain
Natacha Gally
Commentator: Arndt Sorge

Dynamics of Attribution of Responsibility in the Great Recession
Olivia Nicol
Commentator: Sigrid Quack

Group B
Chair: Josh D. Whitford

From Collapse to Comeback?:
The Fates of Political Parties in the Andes

Jennifer Cyr
Commentator: Wolfgang Streeck
Making the Poor Pay for Public Goods Via Microfinance:
Economic and Political Pitfalls in the Case of Water and Sanitation

Philip Mader
Commentator: Frans van Waarden


Friday, July 15

9–10:30 a.m.
European Universities' Evolving Relationships: The State, the Universities, the Professoriate
Christine Musselin
Commentator: Wolfgang Streeck

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Institutional Work in Unwelcoming Settings: Entrepreneurship in Institutions for Basic Research
Mark Ebers
Commentator : Bruce Carruthers

2:30pm–5:30 p.m.
Presentations of dissertation projects
Chair: Sigrid Quack

Death and Taxes: The Effect of Internal Wars on State Building in Colombia
Diana Rodriguez-Franco
Commentator: Patrick Le Galès

The Failure of a Reform: The Case of the Reorganization of the Cancer Research in France
Audrey Vezian
Commentator: Bruce Carruthers

Accounting for Risk
Matthias Thiemann
Commentator: James Mahoney


Saturday, July 16

9–10:15 a.m.
Markets Regulating Markets
Frans van Waarden
Commentator: Patrick Le Galès

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
The Role of Organizations in Economic Sociology and Political Economy
Jens Beckert, Patrick Le Galès, James Mahoney, David Stark
Panel discussion

Departure after lunch (at about 2 p.m.)



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