2021

Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining to the Rescue of Low Pay Workers? The Case of Germany An overview of the forthcoming paper, "Trade unions, bargaining coverage and low pay: a multilevel test of institutional effects on low-pay risk in Germany", by Chiara Benassi and Tim Vlandas – to be published in Work, Employment and Society. Head of Sensemaking and Research at One Project Deadline: open until filled – One Project, a non-profit initiative that seeks to address the root causes of global crises, is looking for a Head of Sensemaking and Research to serve as a key partner in executing the organization’s long-term vision and strategic plan Chair on “Major changes”: Impacts of AI / the environmental transition Deadline: 10 Nov. – The Paris Institute for Advanced Study is offering a 10-month chair for high-level international researchers in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) to work on an innovative project advancing knowledge on the societal impacts and ethical dimensions of major, global changes Visiting Researchers Program in economic sociology and comparative and international political economy Deadline: 31 Oct. – The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies welcomes applications from professors, postdoctoral researchers, and doctoral researchers for its Visiting Researchers Program. Research projects should relate to the MPIfG’s research program and ongoing projects at the Institute. Visitors need to bring their own funding Fellowships in Policy Evaluation Deadline: 25 Oct. – The Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) at Sciences Po – Paris is launching its first International scholars in policy evaluation program, targeted at scholars specializing in policy evaluation Assistant Professorship in Korean Business and Economics Deadline: 21 Oct. – The Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-line assistant professor in Korean business, economics, and politics, supported by the Korea Foundation-Song Family endowment Postdoc fellowships in political and social sciences, economics, law, and history Deadline: 18 Oct – The Max Weber Programme (MWP) at the European University Institute (EUI) seeks applications from postdoctoral researchers who are within 5 years from the completion of their PhD Associate Professorship in Political Management and Governance Deadline: 17 Oct. – Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant Associate Professorship in Political Management and Governance at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy Associate Professorship in Civil Society Studies Deadline: 17 Oct. – Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant Associate Professorship in Civil Society Studies at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy Three Postdoc fellowships in Postgrowth Welfare Systems Deadline: 10 Oct. – Lund University seeks applicants for the postdoc fellowships—one at the School of Social Work, one at the Centre of Environmental and Climate Science, and one at the Department of Business Administration—as part of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals Faculty positions in Law and Economics Deadline: 1 Oct. – The Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP) Ph.D. Program in the School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley invites entry-level and lateral applicants for one or more full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty positions PhD innovation grants Deadline: 30 Sept. – The Center for Global Work and Employment (CGWE) at the Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is accepting proposals for small innovation grants (~$1000) from PhD students pursuing research on work that includes one or more of the following dimensions and has the potential to include the others: […] Research Fellow in Economics Deadline: 29 Sept. – The University of Leeds seeks a postdoctoral researcher to develop an input-output stock-flow consistent model for evaluation and planning of circular economy practices Associate Professor in Economics Deadline: 26 Sept. – The Economics Division of Leeds University Business School seeks an Associate Professor in Economics with interests in areas that fit with the Division’s research and who have experience of teaching in core areas of economics Business & Society Special Issue Call for Papers: “Social Challenges for Business in the Age of Populism” Deadline: January 31, 2022 Guest editors: Dorottya Sallai, Glenn Morgan, Magnus Feldmann, Marcus Gomes, and Andrew Spicer Lecturer in Economics Deadline: 26 Sept. – The Economics Division of Leeds University Business School seeks a Lecturer in Economics with interests in areas that fit with the Division’s research and who have experience of teaching in core areas of economics Teaching Fellow in Economics Deadline: 26 Sept. – The Economics Division of Leeds University Business School seeks a Teaching Fellow to contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate programs Postdoctoral researcher on private regulation in global supply chains Deadline: 22 Sept – The World Trade Institute at the University of Bern seeks a postdoctoral researcher for a collaborative research project on private regulation in global supply chains PhD Studentship on The Dynamics and Effects of Chinese Infrastructure Investment in Europe Deadline: 21 Sept. – The Open University invites applications for a PhD Studentship to examine the impacts of China’s growing role in European infrastructure investment and what this means for both Europe’s place in the world and understandings of global development Tenure-track position in environmental economics Deadline: 21 Sept. – The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts (HSA) at Harvey Mudd College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in environmental economics, beginning fall 2022 Journal of World Economy CfP for SASE-RISE Special Issue The Journal of World Economy seeks paper submissions for a special issue on “Informality and Undeclared Work”. Deadline for submission of full papers: 12 September 2021 EAEPE Virtual Event: COVID responses and the managerial threat to Higher Education EAEPE, in collaboration with SASE, ESA CPERN, BISA IPEG, IIPPE is hosting a discussion with Henry Giroux, Laura Horn and Sam Dallyn on Thursday, 8 July at 16.00 London time. This will be followed by 20 minutes of Q&A. SASE 2021 Award Winners We're proud to announce this year's winners of the 'Alice Amsden Best Book Award' and 'Socio-Economic Review Best Paper Prize'. Cooperadio – The Global Cooperation Podcast The KHK/Centre for Global Cooperation Research has a podcast! The first three episodes of their six-part series are already available 2021 SER Best Article Prize We are delighted to announce the 2021 SER Best Article Prize winners SASE Stands in Solidarity with Colleagues at the University of Leicester Please read the EAEPE's spot-on letter regarding the University of Leicester's redundancy procedures targeting faculty teaching political economy and critical management studies Book Launch – Isabella Weber: How China Escaped Shock Therapy Prof. Isabella Weber will launch her new book, How China Escaped Shock Therapy, on 27 May at 2pm EDT with R Bin Wong, James K Galbraith and Branko Milanović. Click through to learn more and to register. Alternatives to Capitalism in the 21st Century: Network I Book Series from Bristol UP This book series from Network I seeks to advance the international, comparative and interdisciplinary study of capitalism and its alternatives in the 21st Century. Ibero-American Socio-Economics Network Webinars The SASE-affiliated Ibero-American Socio-Economics Network is hosting a Spanish- and Portuguese-language webinar series that will take place monthly over a number of months. Book Launch – Gábor Scheiring: The Retreat of Liberal Democracy SASE Blog Editor Gábor Scheiring will launch his new book, The Retreat of Liberal Democracy, on 15 April at 5pm GMT. Click through to learn more and to register. 45th ANPAD Conference – Global Value Chains & Global Production Networks ANPAD is accepting submissions to their 45th conference, to be held online 4-8 Oct. Deadline for submissions: 19 May The COVID-19 Innovation System Bhaven Sampat and Ken Shadlen on the shifting features behind the COVID-19 innovation system Think like a virus An intriguing read on three recent books about global health, via Public Books Division or Solidarity In Times of Lockdown English-language Sciences Po/ Oxford debate for the Nuit des idées 2021. The first panel is on “The Fate and Future of Women during the Pandemic” Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Pandemic Dossier “Solidarity against the Coronavirus” CfP for Special Issue on “Informality and Undeclared Work” The Journal of World Economy/Revista de Economía Mundial has issued a call for contributions to its 2022 Special Issue on “Informality and Undeclared Work” SASE 2020 Featured Events Recordings Recordings of the Featured Events from our 2020 conference are now on our YouTube channel, alongside a number of other videos, such as an interview with 2020 Alice Amsden Best Book award winner Alice Quinn. Access to OUP resources on COVID-19, other coronaviruses, and related topics As part of its response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic across the world, Oxford University Press has made content from online resources and leading journals freely accessible. America’s Chilling Experiment in Human Sacrifice An essay on what it means to have an economy that demands we die for it, by Lynn Parramore and Jeffrey L. Spear, courtesy of INET Social Europe Volume 3 This third volume of the biannual Social Europe book series focuses on the coronavirus crisis and related subjects. Carnet de l’EHESS, Perspectives sur le coronavirus A pandemic dossier in French from the EHESS. Public Books Pandemic Syllabus Public Books has put together an excellent pandemic syllabus, beginning with “the rhetoric of contagion and -demics” on Week 1, and ending with “COVID-19 and the path forward” on Week 11. FEPS COVID Response Papers The Foundation for European Progressive Studies offers policy ideas, analysis of the different proposals, and open-reflections with a new series of FEPS COVID Response Papers and the FEPS COVID Response Webinars. Robert Boyer on the Covid-19 Pandemic Robert Boyer speaks with SASE Executive Director Emerita Martha Zuber about his latest book, Les capitalismes à l’épreuve de la pandémie Covid-19 and the World of Work: The Impact of a Pandemic The European Trade Union Institute’s flagship publication, Benchmarking Working Europe, offers a free download of its 2020 publication, “Covid-19 and the world of work: the impact of a pandemic”. Network O’s GVC Conversations 2021 Webinar Series Network O (Global Value Chains) is hosting a webinar series that will take place monthly through the spring, and perhaps beyond! Pandemic Dossier SASE has begun compiling a dossier on the COVID-19 pandemic. Click through for more. Digit Marie Jahoda Visiting Fellowships and PhD Studentships Digit is now accepting applications for its Marie Jahoda Visiting Fellowship, as well as for two studentships. Career Opportunities It’s back! Our jobs board is full of postings with a range of deadlines. Click through for more.