Cambridge Political Economy Society

The Cambridge Political Economy Society, founded in the 1970s, aims to advance the education of the public in political economy and related matters, and to promote research in matters pertaining to political economy and to publish the useful results of such research. To this end the Society publishes the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society and Contributions to Political Economy.

In 1985 the Society established a charitable Trust which works to further these aims by providing funding for a variety of projects. More information about the Trust and the types of funding it provides is available here.


Job opportunity

Managing Editor
The Cambridge Political Economy Society (CPES) wishes to appoint a Managing Editor for one of its academic journals, the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. Further details about this role and instructions on how to apply are available here:

Job opportunity: Managing Editor

The closing date for applications is 31st August 2015


Sponsored Events

Cambridge Realist Workshops
Seminars take place on Mondays on a fortnightly basis. The presentations start at 8:00 pm, with wine and other drinks served from 7:30pm.
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St Catharine’s Political Economy Seminar Series
The St Catharine’s Political Economy Series Seminars are held on Wednesday evenings, during term time, the current theme is ‘Economics of Austerity’. The seminars are usually held in the Ramsden Room, St Catharine’s College, from 6.00-7.30 pm.  All are welcome to attend.
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What is the place of care in the economy?

The Cambridge Journal of Economics and the Independent Social Research Foundation are happy to announce the winner of the recent essay competition on the topic ‘What is the place of care in the economy?’. The prize has been awarded to Professor Julie A. Nelson for her essay: ‘Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care’. The winning essay will be published by the CJE and will be available online in the autumn.

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