CFP: Rethinking Development Conference

We would like to draw your attention to the CfP for the Development Research Conference on “Rethinking Development”, Gothenburg, 22-23 August 2018. (https://globalstudies.gu.se/forskning/development-research-conference-2018), and specifically invite you to submit abstracts to the panel we are organizing on adaptation to climate change and development. The panel seeks to explore the linkages between the adaptation and development research communities and focuses on connections and differences between the global development and environment agendas. Proposals from a range … Continue reading CFP: Rethinking Development Conference

Sociology of Development Section Award Committees

The Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association invites nominations for three awards recognizing outstanding scholarship in the area of the sociology of development: Book Award, Faculty Article Award, and Graduate Student Paper Award. Sociology of Development Section Book Award All books published in 2016 or 2017 are eligible. A brief letter of nomination (self-nominations are welcome) and a copy of the nominated … Continue reading Sociology of Development Section Award Committees

CFP: Chicago Ethnography Conference

We’d like to invite you to apply to participate in the Chicago Ethnography Conference. This is a conference run by graduate students for graduate students, and it’s an excellent place to get feedback on ethnographic work at any stage from your peers from across the city, and indeed the country, as well as professors. This year’s theme is Life in Trump’s America, although we welcome … Continue reading CFP: Chicago Ethnography Conference

Renew Section Membership

We are working hard to make sure you get the maximum benefits from your section membership.  It looks like it will be another productive year in the upward trajectory of the section!  Please be a part of the group and the movement! Two important requests: 1. Please renew your membership in the section for 2018. Important: ASA will remove expired members from the listserv at … Continue reading Renew Section Membership

CFP: 2018 Sociology of Development Conference

Obstacles to Development 7th Annual Sociology of Development Conference 19–21 October 2018 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois Development investments and interventions should ultimately lead to self-sustaining solutions that are supported by local governments, institutions, and stakeholders. There are many obstacles to such development efforts, however, that occur at multiple scales and extend over varying periods of time. Local actors, national inequalities, and regional … Continue reading CFP: 2018 Sociology of Development Conference

Renew Section Membership for 2018

Happy new year to all development sociologists! We are working hard to make sure you get the maximum benefits from your section membership.  It looks like it will be another productive year in the upward trajectory of the section!  Please be a part of the group and the movement! Three important requests: 1. Please renew your membership in the section for 2018. Important: ASA will … Continue reading Renew Section Membership for 2018

2018 ASA Meeting Deadline

Dear development sociologists, Just a reminder that the deadline to submit a paper for consideration for the 2018 ASA meeting in Philadelphia is 11:59 PM tomorrow, January 11. Please consider supporting our section by submitting your work to one of our three paper sessions, or our roundtables. I am posting the development sociology section program below. You can also find this information under the section … Continue reading 2018 ASA Meeting Deadline

CFP: Ethnographies of Interconnection in Africa

We invite mid- and late-stage graduate students conducting ethnographic research on African contexts (broadly defined) to submit abstracts for a paper workshop focused on “Ethnographies of Interconnection,” to be held April 19-21, 2018 at Cornell University. This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss key theoretical and methodological issues with students and faculty, and to receive feedback on work-in-progress. Funds are available to cover participants’ travel … Continue reading CFP: Ethnographies of Interconnection in Africa

CFP: Special Issue on “Resistance”

SPECIAL ISSUE ON RESISTANCE Co-Editors: Tola Olu Pearce and Richard M. Hessler, University of Missouri Resistance challenges the power of some to impose their will upon others. This is a call for papers on the topic for a special issue of the International Journal of Conflict and Reconciliation (IJCR). The journal is sponsored by the Peace Studies Program of the University of Missouri, Columbia, under the auspices of the College of Arts and Science.  Papers on any aspect … Continue reading CFP: Special Issue on “Resistance”

CFP: Research in Political Sociology

1. Call for papers: Research in Political Sociology, vol. 26:  The Politics of Land Volume editor:  Tim Bartley, Department of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis Submission deadline:  February 12, 2018   Description: The politics of land are vital.  Within the U.S., they stretch from fights over fracking, pipelines, and public land to dynamics of residential segregation, gentrification, and neighborhood succession.  In many other parts of the … Continue reading CFP: Research in Political Sociology