Les enjeux du Big Data pour l’assurance – The Chaire Pari Inaugural Lecture Tuesday, 15 January 2019, at 6pm - Sciences Po, Paris “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 Greta Krippner Livestream Lecture – Friday, December 7th @ 5pm CET / 11am EST Tune into to watch "The Person of the Category: Pricing Risk and the Politics of Classification", a lecture by Greta Krippner In the Media Sébastien Lechevalier (EHESS), Program Director of SASE/Kyoto 2018, comments in Le Monde on the Japanese view of the Carlos Ghosn affair. Celebrating Alice Amsden – SASE Book Award For those who have yet to encounter her formidable works, Alice Amsden was one of the most accomplished heterodox economists in the world, specialized in the field of economic development, as well as a consummate teacher. SASE/New York 2019: Submissions Detailed information for submitting a proposal, including the option to setup a "Free Account" that enables you to access the submission system. 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 Is There a Latin American Economic Sociology? Read latest issue of the economic sociology_the european electronic newsletter, then mark your calendars for SASE's upcoming regional conference in Costa Rica - 20-22 November 2019! 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. “Lessons Learned”? Learning devices and processes in relation to technological accidents – 2nd AGORAS Conference The 2nd AGORAS conference, "Lessons learned"? Studying learning devices and processes in relation to technological accidents", will be held on 13th & 14th December 2018 at Beffroi de Montrouge. 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. SASE/New York 2019: Networks and Mini-Conference Themes SASE/New York 2019 Networks and Mini-Conference Themes Costa Rica 2019 Regional Conference SASE is delighted to announce the dates for our next regional conference! 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" SASE Launches Annual Alice Amsden Book Award SASE will be celebrating its 30th anniversary at The New School from 27-29 June 2019 – and it’s launching an annual book award! Up to you to choose the contenders. Submission deadline: 15 January 2019 SASE/New York 2019: Conference Theme The conference theme for our 2019 annual meeting at The New School, New York is Fathomless Futures: Algorithmic and Imagined. 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. The New School Hosts SASE June 27-29, 2019 Here are some must reads related to this venerable institution. SASE/Kyoto 2018: Broadening Horizons! A roundup of activities, images, and events from our 30th annual meeting in Kyoto, Japan. Don't miss the photos! A Warm Welcome to SASE Kyoto! SASE attendees were honored by a special performance of the Ayakasa Boko celebrity troupe that gave a dance which can be traced back to the 18th century, when it was practiced by the people of Mibu-mura. The music was provided by bells, drums, and flutes. In The Media! SASE President Akos Rona-Tas gave a series of lectures at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany, that was reported in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Great News! SER Impact Factor New Impact Factor for SER! Hats off to Gregory Jackson and the SER editorial team! Congratulations to Gregory Jackson and Richard Deeg Their paper "Comparing Capitalisms: Understanding Institutional Diversity and its Implications for International Business" selected as the winner of the 2018 JIBS Decade Award! Conference App now available for SASE Kyoto 2018 The native app for our 30th annual conference in Kyoto is now live. 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 […] SASE Kyoto Conference now underway We are delighted to welcome all of our scholars to the 30th annual SASE conference, which is now underway. Find out how to follow the event here. 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 Gregory de St. Maurice’s Kyoto Recommendations Gregory de St. Maurice is a cultural anthropologist, food studies, and Japanese studies researcher. We asked for his top tips for SASE members visiting Kyoto this June. 2018 SASE/Kyoto Early Career Workshop Participants We are delighted to present the awardees who will participate in the 2018 SASE/Kyoto Early Career Workshop. SASE Kyoto Program Available to Download The complete PDF program for SASE’s 30th Annual Conference, hosted by Doshisha University, is now available. A Grand Prix Former SASE President Patrick Le Galès has been honored with the prestigious CNRS Silver Medal In Memoriam William C. Frederick Early SASE President William C. Frederick has passed away at the age of 92. SASE/Kyoto Presidential Panels Take a look at the carefully curated panels to be featured at our Kyoto conference! SASE Kyoto Flight Discount Discounted airfares are now available for our annual meeting in Kyoto, Japan. Career Opportunities! Ever more opportunities for researchers at all stages of their careers, courtesy of our friend Oleg Komlik at Economic Sociology and Political Economy SASE Early Career Workshop Alumnus Publishes Prize Paper in the Journal of Cultural Economy Click through to read Théo Bourgeron's paper, "Optimising ‘cash flows’: converting corporate finance to hard currency" Author-Meets-Critics Book Sessions We are very happy to announce this year's Author-Meets-Critics book panels! Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Museum of Art Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art a small museum in the town Oyamazaki, a few stations outside of Kyoto by local train, is known for its collection of ceramics, paintings, and crafts. In what other museum will you find works by Bernard Leach, Claude Monet, Kanjiro Kawai, and Shoji Hamada? This museum opened to […]