World Conference on Women’s Studies on November 1-3, 2018 in New York City

The conference title is Gender Equality Unlocks the Power of Nations, and the conference is organized by the World Center for Women’s Studies (www.world-CWS.com). Scholars from Asia, Africa and Europe are coming and it would be a chance to develop research collaborations. There will be also published volume consisting of presented paper (papers will go through peer review process). If you wish to attend, please … Continue reading World Conference on Women’s Studies on November 1-3, 2018 in New York City

CFP: Cities of the Arab World: Theory, Investigation, Critique (February 14-16, 2019)

Call for Papers Cities of the Arab World: Theory, Investigation, Critique February 14-16, 2019 Global Urban Studies Program Michigan State University Contemporary Arab cities are dynamic entities within and through which larger national, regional and global political-economic, technological and cultural forces interact. Global discourses of urban development and redevelopment, for example, contribute to traumatic dislocations in predictable ways, but also open new pathways to power … Continue reading CFP: Cities of the Arab World: Theory, Investigation, Critique (February 14-16, 2019)

CFP: Sociology of Contemporary South Asia

Boston, March 16-19, 2019 Deadline for Abstract: October 30, 2018 http://www.essnet.org/annual-meeting/miniconferences/ Previously a contrast case against which classical sociologists defined European industrial societies, South Asia has become a distinct region of sociological inquiry in its own right. Nonetheless, the study of specific contemporary and historical contexts within South Asia is often jettisoned underneath the umbrella of “Global and Transnational Sociology,” “Sociology of Development,” or “Asian … Continue reading CFP: Sociology of Contemporary South Asia

CFP: Symposium on Sustainable Development in SE Asia

 Call for Papers: Approaches to Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia – Research & Action  Dates: December 17-19, 2018  Venue: Southern Institute of Social Sciences, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Overview and objectives: The Southern Institute of Social Sciences (SISS) (HCMC), in collaboration with the Asia Center, University of Utah, and generously supported by a Henry Luce Foundation grant to the Mekong Region Development Research Group, … Continue reading CFP: Symposium on Sustainable Development in SE Asia

CFP: Volume on Gender and Practice

Call for Proposals for a Volume on Gender and Practice Advances in Gender Research 27 Edited by Vasilikie Demos, Marcia Texler Segal & Kristy Kelly Submission of Abstract for Consideration by Sept. 30, 2018 First Draft Due: December 15, 2018 Publication Date: Late Fall 2019/Early Winter 2020 This call is for submissions in the form of a paragraph or two proposing a chapter for a … Continue reading CFP: Volume on Gender and Practice

Call for Notes from the Field

The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite junior scholars (i.e. graduate students, recent grads, postdocs, and tenure-track faculty) to submit short descriptive articles (500-600 words) about their research for Notes from the Field. Notes from the Field is a feature that highlights ongoing and recent experience related to field work, and  offers an opportunity for junior scholars to raise their profile … Continue reading Call for Notes from the Field

Call for Papers: International Conference on the Past, Present and Future of African-Asian Relations

Call for Papers International Conference on the Past, Present and Future of African-Asian Relations University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland April 25-27, 2019, Abstract due 9/30/18 In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the relations between Africa and Asia. This is mainly due to what is perceived as increasing Chinese influence and presence in Africa. Initially hardly noticed in Western Europe and Northern America, … Continue reading Call for Papers: International Conference on the Past, Present and Future of African-Asian Relations

Call for Proposals to Host Annual Section Conference

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 Jennifer Hsu (jenniferhsu@cantab.net) before 31 December 2018: 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 and format 6. Resources … Continue reading Call for Proposals to Host Annual Section Conference

Sociology of Development’s Sectors Newsletter Call for Materials

The editors of the Sociology of Development section’s newsletter, Sectors, invite you to submit news, recent publications, calls for papers, and job market announcements for the Fall 2018 issue of Sectors. Job market candidates are especially encouraged to submit a spotlight as a way to introduce themselves and their work to the section.  In particular we welcome: new book or journal publications, with citation and abstract (abstract … Continue reading Sociology of Development’s Sectors Newsletter Call for Materials

Sociology of Development 2019 Annual Conference – Mark your calendars

The University of Notre Dame will host the eighth annual Sociology of Development Conference next year, October 17-19, 2019.  The theme will be “Development in Dialogue: Engaging Practitioners and Across Disciplines” drawing attention to some of the  exciting ways that sociological research can contribute to (and learn from) broader communities working on a wide range of development-related topics. Pencil the dates into your calendar now and keep your eyes open … Continue reading Sociology of Development 2019 Annual Conference – Mark your calendars