“Real Work in the Virtual World” – WORK2019 Conference CfP The 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Research on Work and Working Life is to be held from 14-16 August 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. The 2019 conference theme is ‘Real Work in the Virtual World’. Abstract submission deadline: 15 January 2019. Organization Science Winter Conference CfP The Organization Science Winter Conference is now accepting paper proposals. Deadline: 30 December 2018. The Future of Work: Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association 2019 CfP The Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association has launched its call for papers for its 2019 conference on the future of work. Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2019 2019 International Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS) Conference CfP The recently founded International Karl Polanyi Society is organizing its 2019 International Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS) Conference together with the Budapest Karl Polanyi Research Center for Global Social Studies at Corvinus University May 2019. Deadline for submitting abstracts: 31 December 2018 Fifth call for InGRID-2 visiting grants Applications to obtain visiting grants for 13 of the InGRID research infrastructures are now being accepted. Deadline for applications: 16 December 2018 2019 Annual EASP Conference CfP The East Asian Social Policy Research Network is now accepting submissions for its 16th annual conference, to be held from July 2nd-3rd 2019 at National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Submission deadline: 12 March 2019 CfP – Workshop on the Organization of Competition, Stockholm Click through to view the Call for Papers - Deadline 13 January 2019. MaxPo PhD Seminar Applications are now being accepted for the MaxPo PhD Seminar "States, Sectors, Firms, Growth: New Developments in the Political Economy and Economic Sociology of Capitalism" - Deadline 15 March 2019. MPIfG Visiting Researchers Program | Academic Year 2019/20 The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) invites researchers from the fields of Economic Sociology and Political Economy to apply for its 2019/2020 Visiting Researchers Program. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019. Government Accountability and Oversight CfP The Center for Government Compliance and Ethics at Rutgers Law is hosting a round-table on Government Accountability and Oversight. Submission deadline is 31 December 2018. Postdocs in Political Economy and Economic Sociology at MPlfG The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies invites suitable candidates to apply for postdoctoral positions which will be awarded for two years. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2019. In Memoriam of James G. March Longtime SASE member, Erhard Friedberg, has graciously allowed us to reprint this text. Network I Organizer Lara Monticelli Garners Marie-Curie Fellowship! Warm congratulations to Lara Monticelli for being awarded the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie post-doctoral fellowship! Marie Piganiol awarded RIODD-VIGEO EIRIS prize 2018 SASE would like to extend its congratulations to Marie Piganiol who has been awarded the "Prix de thèse RIODD VIGEO EIRIS 2018" SER Paper by Graduate Student Barbara Kiviat Recognised with 3 Awards at 2018 ASA Meeting “The Art of Deciding with Data: Evidence from How Employers Translate Credit Reports into Hiring Decisions” by SASE Early Career Workshop participant Barbara Kiviat was recognised with three awards at the 2018 annual American Sociological Association meeting!  ASA Section Elections: Economic Sociology The results of the 2018 ASA elections are in, and we would like to offer our congratulations to SASE Executive Council member Emily Barman  in her new role as Chair-Elect. Great News! SER Impact Factor New Impact Factor for SER! Hats off to Gregory Jackson and the SER editorial team! Assistant or associate professor in the area of race and ethnicity at Brown University The Brown University Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate (with tenure) Professor of Sociology, to begin July 1, 2019, in the area of race and ethnicity. We are excited about scholars whose work can bridge other areas of strength in the Department, and whose work contributes toward the […] MaxPo Think Notes Check out the Think Notes from the MaxPo 5th anniversary conference, "Destabilizing Orders: Understanding the Consequences of Neoliberalism". Newly Elected SASE Officers We are delighted to announce the results of the SASE elections for President, Treasurer, and Executive Council. Interview with new SER Editor Julia Lynch SASE interviews Julia Lynch on health care SASE Kyoto Flight Discount Discounted airfares are now available for our annual meeting in Kyoto, Japan.