Joint Interim Conference of ISA RC02 “Economy and Society” and ESA Economic Sociology Research Network with the support of ASA Economic Sociology Section.

Call for papers

Status of the conference

Joint Interim conference of ISA RC02 “Economy and Society” and ESA Economic Sociology Research Network with the support of ASA Economic Sociology section.

Conference venue:

National Research University ‘Higher School of Economics’, Moscow, Russia

Plenary sessions and featured speakers

Capitalist development and institutional change    Frank Dobbin, Glenn Morgan
Power of networks   Roberto Fernandez, Brian Uzzi
Culture and valuation   Marion Fourcade, Laurent Thevénot
Knowledge, technology, and markets   Karin Knorr, David Stark

 Mini-conferences and their coordinators

New theoretical perspectives in economic sociology     Patrik Aspers, Jens Beckert
Money, finance and society     Nigel Dodd, Alya Guseva, Olga Kouzina 
Organizations and institutions in emerging markets     Neil Fligstein, Vadim Radaev
Emergence and Innovation in Markets and Organizations   David Stark, Valery Yakubovich
Gender and work transformation   Sarah Ashwin, Roberto Fernandez
Market society and moral order   Marion Fourcade, Kieran Healy, Philippe Steiner
Performing economy in a material World   Trevor Pinch, Gregory Yudin
Capitalist globalization and its alternatives   William Carroll, Georgina Murray

Selection of participants

Selection of the Conference participants is made by mini-conference coordinators on the basis of submitted extended abstracts. Proposals can be accepted for oral presentation or as distributed papers. Full papers are submitted before the Conference.

Important deadlines

Deadline for submitting proposals    February 15, 2012.  
Acceptance notifications   April 1, 2012.
Early registration   May 15, 2012
Late registration   September 15, 2012
Deadline for submitting full papers   September 15, 2012


No funding can be provided for traveling and hotel accommodation from the LOC Committee with the exception of featured speakers. All attendees, including other invited presenters, discussants, and coordinators, must pay registration fees.

Stipends for graduate students pursuing MA and PhD are provided on a competitive basis.

Contact information

Conference e-mail: esconf2012@hse.ru

Mini-interviews with participants of the Moscow Conference "Embeddedness and Beyond: Do Sociological Theories Meet Economic Realities?"