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2021

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. The Socio-Economics of Health and Dying Gabór Scheiring examines the multidisciplinary debate around what has recently been referred to as an epidemic of ‘deaths of despair’ Meet the Editors We are pleased to introduce the SASE blog's 2020-2021 editors Argentine Studies Visiting Fellowship Deadline: Apr 15 – Columbia University’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) invites applications for the Argentine Studies Visiting Fellowship. The Fellowship is open to scholars and scientists from any discipline who are working in Argentina. Olivier Borraz on the Covid-19 Pandemic Olivier Borraz speaks with SASE Executive Director Emerita Martha Zuber about his latest co-authored book, Covid-19: une crise organisationnelle Chief Editorship of Socio-Economic Review: Call for Expressions of Interest SASE's official journal, Socio-Economic Review, is now soliciting applications for one or more new Chief Editors to join the existing editorial team. Click through to read the call. Growth and Welfare in Advanced Capitalist Economies: Interview with Bruno Palier An English-language interview with Bruno Palier on his latest book, "Growth and Welfare in Advanced Capitalist Economies. How have Growth Regimes Evolved?" co-edited with Anke Hassel Edmundo O’Gorman Scholarships Deadline: Apr 15 – Columbia University’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) invites applications for its Edmundo O’Gorman Scholars program, open to distinguished scholars, scientists, and intellectuals working in Mexican institutions of higher education. Two Pre-doctoral Research Assistant Positions Deadline: Mar 31 – The Chair for the Study of Economic Institutions, Innovation and East Asian Development, Faculty of Economics and Business at Goethe University invites applications for two pre-doctoral research assistant positions PhD Studentship in International Linkages of Capitalist Growth Models Deadline: Mar 25 –The Institute for International Management (IIM) at Loughborough University London is accepting applications for PhD studentships in International Linkages of Capitalist Growth Models The COVID-19 Innovation System Bhaven Sampat and Ken Shadlen on the shifting features behind the COVID-19 innovation system Alice Amsden Book Award The Alice Amsden Best Book Award committee considers books submitted by a SASE member with a first edition publication date from one to two years prior to the next annual conference date, and which are not edited volumes, with the aim of selecting an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of […] Postdoctoral position in Political Science Deadline extended: Mar 15 – Uppsala University seeks to fill a postdoctoral position in Political Science, specialized in Housing and Urban politics Edward Larocque Tinker Visiting Professorship Deadline: Apr 15 – Columbia University’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) invites applications for its Edward Larocque Tinker Visiting Professorship, open to pre-eminent scholars and professionals who are citizens of a Spanish, or Portuguese-speaking Latin American country, Portugal, or Spain, and reside in the region. 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” 3 doctoral positions in Political Economy of Inequality at University of Duisburg-Essen Deadline: Mar. 15 – Details in German Assistant Professor in International Development Studies Deadline: Mar 15 – Saint Mary’s University seeks Assistant Professor for a tenure-track position in their International Development Studies program. Applicants should have research expertise in labour and development, as well as a regional specialization in Africa 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”. 7 doctoral scholarships in labor market research Deadline: Mar 15 – IAB and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg invite applications for seven doctoral scholarships. Applications from disabled persons are highly welcome Tenure-Track Junior Professor of Empirical Social Science Research Methods Deadline: Mar 11 – The Freie Universität Berlin Department of Political and Social Sciences Institute of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Junior Professor position in Empirical Social Science Research Methods 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! PhD in Special-Purpose Money Deadline: Mar 9 – Lund University School of Economics and Management seeks to fill a vacancy for a doctoral student in Business Administration within a FORMAS-funded project called Special-purpose money: Complementary digital currencies and the sustainable development goals. Fully-funded PhD Studentship on Financing ‘Green’ and ‘Sustainable’ Transitions Deadline: Mar 7 – The TRANSFORM Program at the University of Warwick seeks applicants for a fully-funded PhD studentship on Financing ‘Green’ and ‘Sustainable’ Transitions research grants for STS postdocs Deadline: Mar 5 – IFRIS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Society) is offering research grants for four STS postdocs. 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). Call for Nominations for SASE’s 3rd Annual Alice Amsden Book Award SASE invites nominations for its 3rd annual Alice Amsden Book Award for an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of socio-economics. 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? Viviana Zelizer Receives Honorary Doctorate from Sciences Po Praise by Jeanne Lazarus - SASE member and newsletter Faculty Editor.