2021

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Development Studies/Political Economy) in the Department of Asian and International Studies Deadline: Aug. 22 – City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is seeking to fill Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, and Chair Professor positions in Development Studies/Political Economy for their Department of Asian and International Studies, with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas Two research assistants (50% PhD positions) in sustainable and just transformation and/or global finance Deadline: August 15 – Witten/Herdecke University seeks two research assistants (50% PhD positions) in the field of sustainable and just transformation and/or global finance within the context of the newly established Heisenberg Professorship for Politics, Transformation and Sustainability (Prof Dr Joscha Wullweber), in the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in IPE/Politics of Global Development Deadline: July 23 – Newcastle University seeks a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy (IPE) and the Politics of Global Development (broadly defined but conceptually/theoretically focused)  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 PhD research assistant in Development Politics Deadline: July 2 – The University of Passau a PhD research assistant for its Chair of Development Politics Assistant professor in Digitalization/political mobilization; the Belt and Road initiative; and/or democratization/authoritarianism Deadline: July 2 – The University of Passau’s Chair of Development Politics invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Digitalization/Political Mobilization; the Belt and Road Initiative; and/or Democratization/Authoritarianism 2021 SER Best Article Prize We are delighted to announce the 2021 SER Best Article Prize winners Polish Academy of Sciences postdoctoral fellowships Deadline: Jun 30 – The Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) PASIFIC Fellowship Programme is accepting applications for 2-year postdoctoral fellowships. Fellowships are open to excellent researchers of any nationality, working in any scientific discipline. 21 PhD positions open to students with scholarships Deadline: June 28 – The Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Science (NASP) is accepting PhD applications from students with scholarships in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies, Political Studies, and Sociology and Methodology of Social Research 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.

2020

Women and Gender Forum Webinar: The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain Click through to watch SASE's first Women and Gender Forum webinar—a talk by Dr. Francesca Sobande (Cardiff University). 1st International Workshop on Informality and Undeclared Employment SASE-RISE proudly presents the 1st International Workshop on Informality and Undeclared Employment: "Precariousness and Care in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Special Reference to Latin America", taking place 24-26 November 2020. Gender differences in COVID-19 attitudes and behavior: Panel evidence from eight countries The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US) has published an article citing large gender differences in COVID-19−related beliefs and behaviors. The authors say this behavioral factor contributes to substantial gender differences in mortality and is consistent with women-led countries responding more effectively to the pandemic. Post-Conference Dispatch Former Executive Director Martha Zuber looks back on the 2020 virtual conference Introducing SASE Executive Director Annelies Fryberger & the New Host of SASE’s Office: MPIfG SASE is proud to announce its new Executive Director, Annelies Fryberger. Annelies is already hard at work in SASE's new office at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany. 2020 Elinor Ostrom Prize This year's winners are Elise S. Brezis and Joël Cariolle, for their article “The Revolving Door, State Connections, and Inequality of Influence in the Financial Sector,” published in the August 2019 issue of Journal of Institutional Economics. Equity in Science: Representation, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change in Graduate Education Julie R. Posselt discusses her new book, which illustrates the patterns of bias against scholars and graduate students who are not white men, as well as it presents numerous efforts to improve and diversify science. English review of a German book on the radical feminist Käthe Schirmacher The book's authors see Schirmacher as the embodiment of the transformation of European society around 1900. Declines in Women’s Research Productivity during COVID-19 A new study of enormous scale supports what numerous smaller studies have demonstrated throughout the pandemic: female academics are taking extended lockdowns on the chin, in terms of their comparative scholarly productivity. Token Women’s Voices in Male-Dominated Teams When there is a token female in a team of all males, does she speak up with suggestions and concerns related to the team task? And if she does, when are her ideas acted upon by the team and does this matter for team performance? Call for 2021 Mini-Conference Themes Click through to consult the call for 2021 Mini-Conference themes. Deadline for submission of proposals: 10 October 2020. Sex and Socialism Three recent books tell the stories of four women whose lives both absorbed and propelled the vast, multifaceted socialist movement in Britain from 1870 to 1920: Lizzie Burns, Nellie Dowell, Muriel Lester, and Eleanor Marx. SASE Office Moves to the MPIfG The SASE office is moving to the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne! Something’s Got to Give Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue. 2020 Treasurer Special Election Results We are delighted to announce that Nina Bandelj (University of California, Irvine) has been re-elected as SASE Treasurer. She will serve her second two-year term from 2020-2022. How to Participate in SASE’s Virtual Conference A brief outline of how to connect to and participate in the virtual conference Preliminary At-A-Glance Calendar Available Discover some highlights of the virtual conference program, with more to come!