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2021

PhD Studentship in Social and Economic Inequality in a Financialized Society Deadline: July 13 – The Open University invites applications for a number of full-time funded Ph.D. studentships, including one in “Social and Economic Inequality in a Financialized Society” 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. 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. 7 PhD positions in Regional Science & Economic Geography Deadline: June 14 – The Gran Sasso Science Institute has just advertised 7 positions in its English-taught PhD program in Regional Science & Economic Geography Jean D’Alembert Research Chair in Heritage, Cultures and Knowledge Deadline: Jun 7 – The Paris Institute for Advanced Study is recruiting a high-level international researcher for a six-month fellowship on the theme of Heritage, Cultures and Knowledge Research Fellowships on ‘Legitimation and Delegitimation in Global Cooperation’ and ‘Global Cooperation and Diverse Conceptions of World Order’ Deadline: June 1 – The Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) invites applications for 12-month Research Fellowships on (1) legitimation and delegitimation in global cooperation and (2) global cooperation and diverse conceptions of world order (see more below). The fully funded fellowships are available to both senior and postdoctoral researchers. Understanding Monopolization through Socio-Economic Research SASE Blog Editor Melike Arslan writes on tech monopolization Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships in Trust and Distrust in Multi-level Governance Deadline: May 31 – The University of Antwerp invites expressions of interest for proposals to undertake postdoctoral research in the broad area of “trust and distrust in multi-level governance” or related subjects in line with the expertise of the GOVTRUST members Four W 3 professorships (m/f/o) in Sustainable Development and Transformation Deadline: May 27 – The University of Kassel’s new interdisciplinary centre in the field of Sustainable Development and Transformation seeks four senior scholars working in the broad areas of nature, technology, culture, and society Tenure-Track Professor in Global Political Economy of Labor, including Gender Relations Deadline: May 20 – The University of Kassel seeks a professor for a tenure-track position in their new interdisciplinary center in the field of Sustainable Development and Transformation 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 – Dan Breznitz: Innovation in Real Places Prof. Dan Breznitz will launch his new book, Innovation in Real Places, on 21 April at 2pm EDT. Click through to learn more and to register. 2021 SASE Election Results We are excited to announce SASE's new President-Elect and our new and re-elected Executive Council members! 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. Official SASE Hat Backgrounds Happy April Fool’s Day 2021 from SASE! Although we don’t actually have a database of branded video conferencing backgrounds for you, we are busy preparing a host of excellent sessions for the virtual conference in July – read more about what’s coming up over on the event page. Also, while you’re here, did you know […] Is the Future of Labor at Home? / ¿El futuro del trabajo está en casa? SASE Blog Editor Javier Bacquero examines COVID-19's potential influence on the future of work Assistant Professor of Economics Deadline: May 20 – The Department of Economics of Leiden Law School has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor of Economics PhD fellowship in The Marketization and Privatization of Long-term Care Services in Ireland’s Rural Areas Deadline: May 14 – University College Dublin seeks a PhD candidate to join a project that identifies and assesses how farm households in Ireland organize home care through both “formal” or “informal” services in a context of marketization and privatization of home care services Two Doctoral Researchers on the political economy of monetary and economic sovereignty in West Africa Deadline: May 10 – The Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth invites applications for Two Doctoral Researchers (m/f/d) in the Junior Research Group “The political economy of monetary and economic sovereignty in West Africa compared” Lecturer in Economics Deadline: May 6 – The University of Leeds seeks candidates to join the Economics Division of Leeds University Business School 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 Gender and the Pandemic The SASE Women and Gender Forum has been compiling pandemic-related articles that specifically pertain to the gendered impact of COVID-19 in the world. Click through to access them Meet the Editors We are pleased to introduce the SASE blog's 2021 editors The Socio-Economics of Health and Dying Gábor Scheiring examines the multidisciplinary debate around what has recently been referred to as an epidemic of ‘deaths of despair’ Coronavirus Politics: The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19 A new book that identifies key threads in the global comparative discussion that continue to shed light on COVID-19 and shape debates about what it means for scholarship in health and comparative politics Henri Bergeron, Olivier Borraz, Patrick Castel, and François Dedieu on the Covid-19 Pandemic Henri Bergeron, Olivier Borraz, Patrick Castel, and François Dedieu speak with SASE Executive Director Emerita Martha Zuber about their latest co-authored book, Covid-19: une crise organisationnelle 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 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 […] 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.