Here, you will find information about conferences, lectures, workshops, awards, grants, bursaries, and positions offered both on- and off-campus. For information about events hosted by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology please visit our news and events page.

General Announcements

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • The 22nd Annual Institute of Political Economy Graduate Conference,  Beyond Resistance, is just around the corner, taking place March 3 and 4, 2022 via Zoom. The organizers invite submissions that refer to, but are not limited to, these topics: Indigenous epistemologies, (De)colonization, settler colonialism; International relations, imperialism and racial capitalism; Work, labour, social reproduction & queer theory; Precarious employment & future of work; Political ecology, climate change, and resource extraction; Social movements, solidarity, activism, and social change; Digitalization, financialization, automation, technology, and surveillance. Please send your abstract (250-500 words) by January 20, 2022 to
  • Guelph University’s fifth annual International Women’s Day Conference, titled “Honouring International Women’s Day 2022: Research, Recognize & Reimagine” is meant to showcase research that celebrates achievements of women and/or brings awareness to gender-based disparities, with an emphasis on BIPOC futurities and intersectionality. The conference will be held online on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here to learn more about submitting an abstract for this conference.
  • The special issue of Studies in Social Justice, Activism, Resistance, and Presence: Exploring Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies in Canada aims to highlight crucial developments on disabled and Deaf children’s justice-seeking experiences in the northern part of Turtle Island known as Canada by asking: How does disabled children’s activism, resistance, and presence contribute to social justice movements? This special issue welcomes submissions in various formats. Please review the Call for Papers for more details about submitting an application by the extended deadline, February 2, 2022. If you have any questions, please send the organizers an email at:




Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

  • The Department of Anthropology and the African Studies Program, New College, in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure stream position in political anthropology in the Horn of Africa. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and it will be a joint appointment between the Department of Anthropology (75%) and the African Studies Program, New College (25%) with an expected start date of July 1, 2022. The deadline to submit applications is January 24, 2022. Please click here for more information.

Non-Tenure Track/Other Positions

  • ALSO is interested in collaborating with a Master’s or PhD student who is studying in the field of disability issues, family communication or ASL language learning for families. They would like to gather information about ASL language learning and family communication/connection from the parents accessing their online language learning resource, ASL RAPP (American Sign Language Reading and Parents Program). If this interests you and you would like more information please contact Kim Oastler, ALSO Executive Director at 613 233 8660 or
  • Timmins Martelle Heritage Consultants Inc. is now accepting applications for the follow positions: Archaeological Field Technician, Mapping Technician, Field Director, Report Writer/Researcher, Project Management, and Intermediate Cultural Heritage Specialist. Please click here for more information.
  • Habib University in Pakistan regularly welcomes faculty applications. Please click here for the job listings.