Job Announcement

Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam, Researcher in sociology or anthropology of children in Ghana The Department of Sociology of the University of Amsterdam is offering the following position: Researcher in sociology or anthropology of children in Ghana We offer a researcher position to conduct research on the everyday problematization of bodily activity of children in Ghana. This research is part of a larger project … Continue reading Job Announcement

Call for Graduate Student Applications

Dear colleagues, I wanted to call your attention to a new 2-year Master of Global and International Studies at the University of Salamanca, one of Europe’s oldest and most distinguished universities.The program might be of interest to some of your undergraduate students with an interest in international studies and/or peace and conflict. Courses will be taught in English by a multi-disciplinary group of faculty, and … Continue reading Call for Graduate Student Applications

Call for Applications: Sectors Co-editor

We are seeking a new co-editor of our section newsletter, Sectors. This is a great opportunity for a young scholar to become involved with the section and network with other individuals in our subfield.  The newsletter is published semi-annually (in the fall and spring semesters) and includes news from the Council and members of the section, feature stories, calls for papers and other opportunities in … Continue reading Call for Applications: Sectors Co-editor

Call for Proposals to Host Annual Section Conference

Deadline: December 31! Would your university like to host a future ASA Sociology of Development Section Annual Conference?  If so, please send a short (2-5 page, single spaced) proposal that includes the following information to Matthew Sanderson (mattrs@ksu.edu) before December 31, 2016: 1. Leadership 2. Dates 3. Location and venue: Description of facilities and Interesting development-related aspects of the location 4. Sponsoring organization(s) 5. Theme … Continue reading Call for Proposals to Host Annual Section Conference

Calls for Graduate Student Applications

1a. Master of Global Affairs Program, Keough School for Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame (concentrations in Sustainable Development, Peace Studies, and Global Affairs) 1b. M.A. or Ph.D., Rural Sociology specialization, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University (Environmental/Natural Resource Sociology, Sociology of Agriculture/Food Systems, Community Development and Development Sociology) ****************************************************** 1a. Master of Global Affairs Program, Keough School for Global Affairs, University … Continue reading Calls for Graduate Student Applications

SAVE THE DATE!

October 5-7, 2017 Sociology of Development Annual Conference Disparities in Development: Global, Regional, and Local Wayne State University Detroit, MI The process of development generates a broad range of disparities across populations, cities, economies, and geographies, at the global, regional, and local levels. A central theme of this conference will be to identify and explore these disparities, with an emphasis on labor, health, race and … Continue reading SAVE THE DATE!

SESYNC Graduate Student Workshop

New Opportunity: SESYNC Graduate Student Workshop Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Skill Building, Collaboration, and Proposal Writing Workshop Application Deadline: January 13, 2017 Workshop Dates: March 7-10, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, USA Applications are now being accepted for SESYNC’s fourth Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis. As part of this highly interactive workshop, graduate students from across disciplines and from around the world … Continue reading SESYNC Graduate Student Workshop

Advance Conference Announcement

The Global Production Networks Research Centre at the National University of Singapore (GPN@NUS) is pleased to announce that it will host the inaugural interdisciplinary ‘Conference on Global Production’ in December 2017.   Background Global production networks – understood as organizationally and geographically fragmented global production systems coordinated by powerful lead firms – have now become the key structural foundation of the contemporary global economy and … Continue reading Advance Conference Announcement