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2021

PhD Studentship on The Dynamics and Effects of Chinese Infrastructure Investment in Europe Deadline: 21 Sept. – The Open University invites applications for a PhD Studentship to examine the impacts of China’s growing role in European infrastructure investment and what this means for both Europe’s place in the world and understandings of global development Tenure-track position in environmental economics Deadline: 21 Sept. – The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts (HSA) at Harvey Mudd College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in environmental economics, beginning fall 2022 PhD in Safeguarding Trust in Climate Change Mitigation Projects in Ghana Deadline: Sept 17 – Radboud University seeks a doctoral candidate for a PhD on safeguarding trust in climate change mitigation projects in Ghana Associate Professor in Political Science Deadline: Sept 16 – The Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for one or more associate professors in the field of Political Science Journal of World Economy CfP for SASE-RISE Special Issue The Journal of World Economy seeks paper submissions for a special issue on “Informality and Undeclared Work”. Deadline for submission of full papers: 12 September 2021 Assistant Professor in Political Science Deadline: Sept 16 – The Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for one or more assistant professor positions in Political Science PhD positions in business and social sciences Deadline: Sept 14 – Aarhus BSS Graduate School invites applications for admission to PhD degree programs in the areas of business and social sciences, opening 13 Aug. 2021 Radcliffe Fellowship Deadline: 9 Sept. – Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute is now accepting applications for the Radcliffe Fellowship for the 2022–2023 year. Applicants may apply as individuals or in a group working on the same project. The Institute’s focus areas include: Law, education, and justice; Youth leadership and civic engagement; Legacies of slavery; and Women, gender, and society. Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Development Studies/Political Economy) in the Department of Asian and International Studies Deadline: Aug. 22 – City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is seeking to fill Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, and Chair Professor positions in Development Studies/Political Economy for their Department of Asian and International Studies, with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies Deadline: 20 Aug. – The Department of European & International Studies is recruiting a Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies Grade 6 or 7 with a specialism in Gender and/or Racial Methodologies Two research assistants (50% PhD positions) in sustainable and just transformation and/or global finance Deadline: August 15 – Witten/Herdecke University seeks two research assistants (50% PhD positions) in the field of sustainable and just transformation and/or global finance within the context of the newly established Heisenberg Professorship for Politics, Transformation and Sustainability (Prof Dr Joscha Wullweber), in the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Lecturer in Business and Society Deadline: 12 Aug. – Queen Mary University of London’s School of Business and Management seeks a Lecturer in Business and Society who has developed research in the fields of political economy, economic geography and/or related areas, in particular on themes of sustainability, business-nature relationships, global supply chains and environmental change, including studies focused on the […] EAEPE Virtual Event: COVID responses and the managerial threat to Higher Education EAEPE, in collaboration with SASE, ESA CPERN, BISA IPEG, IIPPE is hosting a discussion with Henry Giroux, Laura Horn and Sam Dallyn on Thursday, 8 July at 16.00 London time. This will be followed by 20 minutes of Q&A. The “Long Covid” of American Higher Education Laura Adler considers the nested effects of Covid-19 on academia in the short-, medium-, and long-term. SASE 2021 Award Winners We're proud to announce this year's winners of the 'Alice Amsden Best Book Award' and 'Socio-Economic Review Best Paper Prize'. The Socio-Economics of Illiberalism: Culture and Economy Are Not Alternative Explanations Gábor Scheiring broadens the standard “culturalist” and “political-economic” views on illiberalism by framing them as dynamically related to one another Cooperadio – The Global Cooperation Podcast The KHK/Centre for Global Cooperation Research has a podcast! The first three episodes of their six-part series are already available 2021 SER Best Article Prize We are delighted to announce the 2021 SER Best Article Prize winners SASE 2021 Alice Amsden Best Book Award We're proud to announce this year's Alice Amsden Best Book Award winner and honorable mention SASE Stands in Solidarity with Colleagues at the University of Leicester Please read the EAEPE's spot-on letter regarding the University of Leicester's redundancy procedures targeting faculty teaching political economy and critical management studies Book Launch – Isabella Weber: How China Escaped Shock Therapy Prof. Isabella Weber will launch her new book, How China Escaped Shock Therapy, on 27 May at 2pm EDT with R Bin Wong, James K Galbraith and Branko Milanović. Click through to learn more and to register. The Price of Staying at Home SASE Blog Editor Florencia Labiano uses the Argentine case to examine how Covid-19 has reframed the meaning of housing, its commodification, and the right to shelter. 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. Understanding Monopolization through Socio-Economic Research SASE Blog Editor Melike Arslan writes on tech monopolization 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 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.