18th Annual ASREC Conference (Boston, MA): March 1-2, 2019

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ASREC 2019 will be held at the Omni Hotel & Resort in Boston, Massachusetts, March 1st - 2nd, 2019. The program seeks to engage questions of economics, religion and culture across the social sciences.

  2019 Keynote Speaker - Professor Joseph Henrich, Harvard University

Joseph Henrich is professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University. He also holds the Canada Research Chair in Culture, Cognition, and Co-evolution at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of The Secret of Our Success: How Culture is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter.

ASREC 2019 will include a graduate student workshop taught by leaders in the field and held in conjunction with the meetings. Click here for more information on the workshop.

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8th Annual Graduate Student Workshop

SPONSORED BY THE INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF RELIGION, ECONOMICS, AND SOCIETY
May 31 - June 1, 2019
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY; ORANGE, CA
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 22, 2019

IRES invites applications to its 8th Annual Graduate Student Workshop. The workshop is designed primarily for advanced students in economics, sociology, and political science, but we welcome proposals from all disciplines.

The workshop provides two days of intensive instruction, interaction, and feedback for a select group of advanced graduate students. Each student must have a completed paper, and all papers will be circulated and studied in advance. Sessions will center on presentations and discussion, with professors and students giving detailed feedback on each paper.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include a one page summary and CV. The one page summary should include your name, university affiliation, email, graduate advisor, and a 300-500 word description of your work. Send applications to IRES@chapman.edu no later than March 22, 2019. If you already have a draft of your paper, please include it with your application. Successful applicants will need to turn in papers no later than May 17th, 2019.

ACCOMODATIONS

IRES will cover the cost of economy flights, hotel, and meals.

FACULTY PARTICIPANTS

  • Chris Bader, Chapman University
  • Jean-Paul Carvalho, UC Irvine
  • Tony Gill, University of Washington
  • Laurence Iannaccone, Chapman University
  • Taylor Jaworski, University of Colorado
  • Erik Kimbrough, Chapman University
  • Avital Livny, University of Illinois
  • Michael McBride, UC Irvine
  • Steven Pfaff, University of Washington
  • Jared Rubin, Chapman University
  • Rohit Ticku, Chapman University
  • Carolyn Warner, Arizona State University

Our Supporters
Funding for ASREC has been provided by Chapman University. Located in Orange, California, Chapman's mission is to provide a personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.

Funding for graduate student workshops, ASREC events, conferences, and research generously provided by the John Templeton Foundation.