2020

Ruha Benjamin Ruha Benjamin (Princeton University) - "Race after Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code" SASE News SASE’s first ever virtual conference is taking place from 18-21 July 2020. To learn more, download the PDF program or browse the online program. If you are not presenting at the conference but would like to sit in on sessions, you can access the 4-day virtual conference by becoming a member of SASE! We are […] 2020 WAG 2020 SS4RW 2020 Program Life Under Lockdown We asked two former SASE presidents, Christine Musselin and Gary Herrigel, to share their thoughts on a Paris and Chicago transformed by the pandemic. On the Bookshelf SASE is an international organization with members around the globe, reading thousands of books related to socio-economics every year across topics and languages. To get a sense of what is on SASE member’s minds, the newsletter editors asked leading scholars to share their thoughts on books they read recently. Juliet Schor, Boston College Kevin Mellet, […] Recent PhDs in Socio-Economics: New Research Paths Emerging scholars—including graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and junior faculty—are critical members of the SASE community, building on existing theories and identifying the subjects that will shape the field in years to come. We asked some recent graduates to share summaries of the dissertation work with SASE readers.   How Humanitarian Relief “Works”: International Aid Organizations […] Life, Economy, and Economic Emergencies Federico Neiburg is Professor of. Social Anthropology at Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, and is currently a member of the School of Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He has recently edited the volumes The Real Economy (with Jane Guyer), A Cultural History of Money in the Age of Empire (with Nigel Dodd), and […] Social Sciences and the Real World Social Scientists and the Real World Since the origins of the social sciences, scholars have been picking up the loose threads left behind by others and collecting clues in order to discover not only the answers but also the questions. We rely on our colleagues’ criticism to improve our research and we depend on collaborations […] SASE Network Spotlight: Network R – Islamic Moral Economy and Finance The tensions between “economy” and “society” stand at the heart of SASE’s agenda. One of the most fascinating of these tensions can be found in the relations between capitalist institutions or ideologies and religious beliefs, which is manifesting in the research on religious economics in Islam.  Surprised by the size of Muslim finance, and curious […] SASE Network Spotlight: Network J – Digital Economy In the context of the ongoing pandemic, digital technologies have become an integral part of our daily lives–even more than they already were. Across our interactions in the workplace, our cultural consumption and leisure time activities, and our social ties to friends and family, the digital economy has become increasingly central. In addition to heightening […] Women and Gender in Socio-Economics The issue of gender runs through the field of socio-economics—across disciplinary boundaries, subfields, methods, and specialties. Whether you study the low-wage workforce, the welfare state, the finance industry, international development, types of economic exchange, or the role of algorithms in contemporary society, you can consider the issue of gender and, in doing so, unearth new […] Return of the 1950s housewife? How to stop coronavirus lockdown reinforcing sexist gender roles [The Conversation] From sociologist, Arlie Hochschild’s seminal work looking at heterosexual couples in the 1970’s and 1980’s until today.  Not much has changed in the male/female divide. Gender and Data Resources Related to COVID-19 [data2x] A terrific list of very recent articles (More than 120!) on gender and gender data as they relate to COVID19 No Room of One’s Own [Inside Higher Ed] Academic mothers are losing out in the form of decreased research productivity. India’s coronavirus lockdown will hit women and migrant workers hardest [The Conversation] Author’s 3 main concerns related to the lockdown and its possible impact on women in India. How Millions of Women Became the Most Essential Workers in America [NYTimes] Jobs held by women have been designated as essential according to a New York Times analysis of census data crossed with the federal government’s essential worker guidelines. Christine Musselin Dispatches From the SASE Community on Living with the Pandemic Gary Herrigel Dispatches From the SASE Community on Living with the Pandemic Grad students from UvA chime in Grad students from UvA chime in on the pandemic. On the Bookshelf To get a sense of what is on SASE members’ minds, the newsletter editors asked some of the voracious readers that make up our association to recommend a few books they are reading Recent PhDs in Socio-Economics: New Research Paths Emerging scholars are vitally important members of the SASE community, building on existing theories and identifying the subjects that will shape the field in years to come. We asked some recent graduates to share summaries of their dissertation work with SASE readers. Let’s Not Cede Patriotism SASE Founder Amitai Etzioni addresses the question of how to advance civic nationalism Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships The SASE Newsletter has collected testimonies from successful applicants to thehe Marie Skłodowska-Curie program, asking their advice on the experience of applying to and earning a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship in social sciences. Q&A with Andrea Garnero – OECD Report on Labor Market Regulation Dr. Andrea Garnero, one of the leading researchers behind the new OECD report “Negotiating Our Way Up: Collective Bargaining in a Changing World of Work" talks to SASE. Socio-Economics in a Changing World: Interview with Mariana Heredia Professor Heredia talks to SASE to reflect on how Argentina has developed a distinctive approach to socio-economics Socio-Economics in a Changing World Socio-economics is not a traditional field but rather a shared orientation: a concern for questions about the social roots and ramifications of the economy, a tendency to look for answers by transcending methodological and disciplinary boundaries, and a tradition of connecting ideas from different fields and geographic locations to generate new insights. This orientation is […] SASE News SASE is pleased to announce that its new by-laws were ratified on 30 September 2019. A special election was held for the position of President-Elect Report from the 4th SASE Ibero-American Socio-Economics Meeting Read our report from the 4th SASE Ibero-American Socio-Economics Meeting Interview with SASE President Nitsan Chorev An interview with SASE 2019-2020 president Nitsan Chorev, a scholar whose research focuses predominantly on global political economy, development, and transnational sociology. Meet the Editors The SASE Newsletter is created by a dynamic group of graduate students and early career scholars, guided by SASE's Jeanne Lazarus and the SASE staff.

2019

SuAVE: SASE Connected We are proud to present our new membership database – connect with SASE members like never before. Interview with Ching Kwan Lee Winner of the first annual Alice Amsden prize in economic sociology, for her book 'The Specter of Global China'. SASE Souvenirs: Photos from the 2019 anniversary meeting Image: SASE Founder - Amitai Etzioni SASE Regional Meeting 2019 – Costa Rica Find all the information regarding our 2019 regional conference in Heredia, Costa Rica (20 - 22 November 2019) Patrick Le Galès elected as a Member of the Academia Europaea Congratulations are in order for former SASE President Patrick Le Galès, who has been elected 'Member of the Academia Europaea', within the Social Sciences Section. Interdisciplinarity, Law, and Global Capitalism at Northwestern University (USA): A Q&A with the Global Capitalism and Law Research Group SASE Newsletter Editor-in-Chief Agatha Slupek met with Professors Karen Alter and Cristina Lafont of Northwestern University when she attended the University of Chicago’s Workshop in International Politics for the first time. Follow-Up on Kyoto: Sitting Down with Professor Hiroyasu Uemura SASE is very pleased to feature an interview with Hiroyasu Uemura, Professor at the Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University, Japan. Socio-Economics in the French Public Sphere: A Discussion with Professor Dominique Méda Dominique Méda is Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Social Science Research Institute (IRISSO) at Paris-Dauphine University (France). Méda has authored numerous books on the changing role of labor and work in society, as well as on the role of the French welfare state model as it compares to other European welfare states. SASE New York – 2019 Socio-Economic Review – Best Paper Prize The committee is delighted to announce the winning paper for the 11th annual prize for the best submitted article published in the previous year: Jacob Apkarian’s "Opposition to Shareholder Value: Bond Rating Agencies and Conflicting Logics in Corporate Finance" SASE New York – 2019 EHESS/Fondation France-Japon – Best Paper Award We are pleased to announce the 2019 winner of the EHESS/Fondation France-Japon Best Paper Award SASE New York Program Addendum Now Live You can now download the addendum for the SASE New York Conference to see any last minute changes to the program Conference App now available for SASE/New York 2019 The native app for our 30th anniversary conference in New York is now live. SASE Network Spotlight: Interview with Alya Guseva of Network N: Finance and Society The editorial team is delighted to publish an interview with Alya Guseva, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Boston University (USA) and one of the Network N: Finance and Society organizers. She is famous for her original cutting-edge research in economic sociology. Teaching Socio-Economics: Challenges and Approaches The socio-economic perspective is flourishing not only in academic journals and at research conferences, but in the classroom as well. Yet as the socio-economic canon grows ever larger, managing to fit its many insights into just one semester or quarter can be a tricky endeavor. This is especially the case when plenty of students arrive […] Upcoming Events All of our upcoming events, including some special events for our 30th anniversary conference in New York SASE News A quick round up of the latest SASE news. Suave – SASE Connected SuAVE-SASE is SASE’s very own application of the SuAVE platform, which allows our users access to a database featuring all of our registered members. It can be used to search for scholars based on their location, research interests, discipline of PhD, and many other criteria.  The SASE SuAVE is currently open to all SASE visitors […]