Visiting Fellow Research Stays at MaxPo in Paris

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) is welcoming applications from senior academics for research stays of approximately two months at Sciences Po in the heart of Paris.

Established in 2012 by the Max Planck Society and Sciences Po Paris, MaxPo is a FrancoGerman center in the social sciences. Its research focuses on investigating how individuals, organizations, and polities are coping with the increased instability that has developed in Western societies during the last forty years due to liberalization policies and cultural shifts. Research at the center is led by two co-directors, Olivier Godechot and Cornelia Woll.

MaxPo’s research agenda can be found at

Researchers with projects in economic and financial sociology, political economy, economic history, and political history are encouraged to apply.

MaxPo offers office space and a stipend to help cover accommodation expenses in Paris. Applicants must have their own additional funding to cover living expenses. Visiting fellows will present their work in MaxPo’s seminar program.

Application details and deadline

Please send a cover letter, CV, and a short description (1 to 2 pages) of your research project, by April 30, 2021 for stays planned for the period September 1, 2021–June 30, 2022 to

Download the call for applications here.