Call for Proposals to Host Annual Section Conference in 2020

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 December 31, 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. … Continue reading Call for Proposals to Host Annual Section Conference in 2020

Vacancy: Sociology of Development Section Webmaster

We are looking for a new webmaster for the section.  It is a great way to get involved in the section and is a three year appointment lasting until 2021. If you are interested, you will be fully trained.  Please contact the current webmaster, Molly Cook (mmcook008@gmail.com) and Secretary-Treasurer, Jennifer Hsu (jenniferhsu@cantab.net) if you are interested! Deadline for application is December 31, 2018. Duties tend … Continue reading Vacancy: Sociology of Development Section Webmaster

Vacancy: Sectors Newsletter Editor (2019-2021)

We are seeking a new co-editor of our section newsletter, Sectors. This is a great opportunity for a junior 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 Council and section news, feature stories, calls for papers and other opportunities in the field, and the section’s … Continue reading Vacancy: Sectors Newsletter Editor (2019-2021)

AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 2019 PRECONFERENCE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Preconference Title: Social Science and Social Justice: Global Health Research 40 Years since the Start of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Organizers: Sociologists’ AIDS Network and the Global Health and Development Interest Group Where: New York City, NY When: August 9, 2019 (one day before the ASA meetings) Theme: The HIV/AIDS epidemic has yielded the largest global response to any illness in history and offers an important lens … Continue reading AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 2019 PRECONFERENCE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

2019 Sociology of Development Section Awards

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 2017 or 2018 are eligible. A brief letter of nomination (self-nominations are welcome) and a copy of the nominated … Continue reading 2019 Sociology of Development Section Awards