Join Us for DEVSOCLINK 2021!

Join us for DEVSOCLINK 2021, which kicks off on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021! Click here to register (for free!) for the events. You will be sent an email with the zoom links and passcodes.

The most up-to-date schedule is here and also listed below for your reference. We look forward to seeing you there!

DEVSOCLINK 2021

ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCATION SECTION ON DEVELOPMENT 2021

PROGRAMME

ALL EVENTS ARE ON ZOOM

THE ZOOM LINKS WILL BE SENT TO OFFICIALLY REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS

WEDNESDAY JUNE 2

1 PM EASTERN/NOON CENTRAL/11 AM MOUNTAIN/10 AM PACIFIC

AN HOUR AND A HALF

FIRST KEYNOTE SESSION

THE SOCIAL SCIENCE OF DEVELOPMENT AND PANDEMICS

JAYATI GHOSH

(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Development Challenges in the Time of COVID-19

PRERNA SINGH

(Brown University)

Contagion, Vaccination and a Moral Theory of Compliance

Fauzia Ahmed

(Miami of Ohio)

Moderator

MONDAY JUNE 7

NOON EASTERN/11 AM CENTRAL/10 AM MOUNTAIN/9 AM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND GENDER INEQUALITY IN LIVELIHOOD OPPORTUNITIES

Conveners and Moderators:

Rachael Pierroti

Sophia Friedson-Ridenour

(World Bank)

THURSDAY JUNE 10

5 PM EASTERN/4 PM CENTRAL/3 PM MOUNTAIN/2 0M PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: DEVELOPMENT ISSUES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Convener and Moderator:

Samuel Cohn

 (Texas A & M)

SATURDAY JUNE 12

4 PM EASTERN/3 PM CENTRAL/2 PM MOUNTAIN/1 PM PACIFIC

ONE HOUR

PAPER PANEL: GENDER AND CIVIL SOCIETY

JUNMIN WANG

(Memphis)

GABRIEL CHIU

(Harvard)

Global Financial Inclusion, Social Security Assurance and Gendered Entrepreneurial Intention in Developing Nations

ROBERT WOODBERRY

(Baylor)

Future of the Past: Protestant Missions’ Persistent Impact on Democracy

TUESDAY JUNE 15

2 PM EASTERN/1 PM CENTRAL/NOON MOUNTAIN/11 AM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

PAPER PANEL: GLOBAL HEALTH AND PANDEMICS

JULIANA DE CASTRO GALVAO

(CUNY)

LUISA NAZARENO

(Georgia State)

Analyzing the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on Poverty, Inequality and Employment Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Case Study From Brazil

IIM HALIMATUSA’DIYAH

(UIN Syarif Hidayatullah)

Mental Health as a Political Problem: Public Anxiety and State Capacity To Respond to Pandemics

PAYAL HATHI

(UC-Berkeley)

Estimating Stillbirth and Stillbirth-Adjusted Infant Mortality: How Ignoring the Burden of Stillbirth Mischaracterizes Child Health Challenges in Low and Middle-Income Countries

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JAMES G. LINN

(Optimal Solutions in Healthcare and International Development)

JORGE CHUAQUI

(Valparaiso)

COVID in Chile: Personal and Political Implications

FRIDAY JUNE 18

NOON EASTERN/11 AM CENTRAL/10 AM MOUNTAIN/9 AM PACIFIC

THREE AND A HALF HOURS (INCLUDING 2 15 MINUTE BREAKS)

PAPER PANEL: URBAN INFORMALITY IN LATIN AMERICA

LISSETTE ALIAGA

(Nebraska-Omaha)

Disentangling the Effects of Informal Employment and Cash Transfers on the Spread of COVID-19 Across Peru During the 100-Day Lockdown

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JORGE DERPIC

(Georgia)

This is the Gate to the Wonder City: Ethnic Differentiation and Informal Market Competiton At a Station of the Cable Car System of El Alto, Bolivia

YU CHEN

(Toronto)

Adapting to Formality in the Financial Era: Informalities in Formally Produced Social Interest Housing Projects in Mexico

MATIAS DEWEY

(Saint Gallen)

Political Economy of Aspiration at in Informal Garment Marketplace

JACINTO CUVI

(London School of Economics)

Protecting Informal Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Comparison of Federal Policies in Brazil and Mexico

MONIKA STREULE

(ETH Zurich)

Popular Urbanization: Toward a More Decentered Vocabulary of Urbanization

MONDAY JUNE 21

2 PM EASTERN/1 PM CENTRAL/NOON MOUNTAIN/11 AM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

PAPER PANEL: LOCAL GOVERNANCE DYNAMICS

SIROJUDDIN ARIF

RISA WARDATUN NIHAYAH

SHINTIA REVINA

SYAIKHU USMAN

NIKEN RARASATI

(Smeru Research Institute)

Difficulty of Improving Learning: District Head’s Power and Education Policies in Indonesia’s Decentralized Political System

VITOR MARTINS DIAS

(Indiana)

Global Environmental Change, Local Government Challenges: Grappling with Subnational Climate Politics

ESTHER HERNÁNDEZ-MEDINA

(Pomona)

Institutional Catalysts and Citizen Participation: Case of the Historic Center’s Fiduciary Fund in Mexico City

AMANDA BERTANA

(Southern Connecticut State)

SARITA GAYTAN

(Utah)

Chasing Kava: From Economic Growth to Rural Counter-Productivity

THURSDAY JUNE 24

5 PM EASTERN/4 PM CENTRAL/3 PM MOUNTAIN/2 PM PACIFIC

TWO AND THREE QUARTER HOURS (WITH A FIFTEEN MINUTE BREAK)

PAPER PANEL: OLD AND NEW IDEAS IN PUBLIC HEALTH

TUBA AGARTAN

(Providence)

Politics of Diffusion is More Than a Telephone Game: Tracing the Movement of Universal Coverage in the Developing-8

RYAN NEHRING

(Cambridge)

Digitinzing Agro-Diversity: Challenges for the Global Governance of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in the Twenty-First Century

OMRI TUBI

(Northwestern)

Devolutionary State Building: Making Israeli Structural Power in the Field of Public Health

MARY COLLIER-WILKS

(Virginia)

Divergent Partnerships: INGOs and Organizational Coupling in Cambodia

LANTIAN LI

(Northwestern)

Rentier Developmentalism: How Contradictory Health Reforms Spoiled the Pharmaceutical Industry in China

SATURDAY JUNE 26

1 PM EASTERN/NOON CENTRAL/11 AM MOUNTAIN/10 AM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

PAPER PANEL: TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT II

DIANA JUE-RAJASINGH

(Michigan)

Framing Social Impact for Exchange Partners: Field Experiment

Chasing Kava: From Economic Growth to Rural Counter-Productivity

KRISTEN HOPEWELL

(University of British Columbia)

China Paradox: What Rules for a (Developing) Economic Powerhouse?

JENNIFER KEAHEY

(Arizona State)

Decolonizing Trade: Post-Colonial History of Post-Soviet Latvia and Post-Apartheid South Africa

JOSE MORALES

MADISON POE

BRYSON BASSETT

YILIN LI

(Texas A & M)

Linkage-Based Growth: Analysis of Global Multiplier Variation and Its Size Determinants

MONDAY JUNE 28

6 PM EASTERN/5 PM CENTRAL/4 PM MOUNTAIN/3 PM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: GLOBAL CHINA – DEVELOPMENT PARTNER, CAPITALIST LENDER, BOTH, NEITHER?

Convener and Moderator:

Robert Wyrod

(Colorado)

TUESDAY JUNE 29

4 PM EASTERN/3 PM CENTRAL/2 PM MOUNTAIN/1 PM PACIFIC

ONE AND A HALF HOURS

PAPER PANEL: GENDER AND CIVIL SOCIETY II

FAUZIA ERFAN AHMED

(Miami of Ohio)

Progress or Patriarchy: Ascendent Muslim Masculinity in Bengladesh

YAO LI

MARION CASSARD

(Florida)

Acclaiming vs. Marginalizing Protest – Media Framing of the Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Movement and the French Yellow Vest Movement

JUDYANNET MUCHIRI

(Memorial)

Safe Spaces For Young Women’s Civic Participation in Kenya

THURSDAY JULY 1

6 PM EASTERN/5 PM CENTRAL/4 PM MOUNTAIN/3 PM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: STATE AND DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA

Convener and Moderator:

Lynette Ong

 (Toronto)

TUESDAY JULY 6

2 PM EASTERN/1 PM CENTRAL/NOON MOUNTAIN/11 AM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: SOCIOLOGY OF THE HIGH TECH SECTOR

Convener and Moderator:

Lynette Ong

 (Toronto)

WEDNESDAY JULY 7

4 PM EASTERN/3 PM CENTRAL/2 PM MOUNTAIN/1 PM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: CORRUPTION

Conveners and Moderators:

Leslie MacColman

 (Ohio State)

Luiz Vilaca

Tomas Gold

(Notre Dame)

SATURDAY JULY 10

NOON EASTERN/11 AM CENTRAL/10 AM MOUNTAIN/9 AM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

OPEN TOPIC TABLE: FUTURE OF THE PEASANTRY

Conveners and Moderators:

Devparna Roy

 (Nazareth)

Mushahid Hussain

(Cornell)

MONDAY JULY 12

5 PM EASTERN/4 PM CENTRAL/3 PM MOUNTAIN/2 PM PACIFIC

TWO HOURS

PAPER PANEL: ROOTING AND ROTTEN PLANTATION COMMUNITIES IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH

RAHARDHIKA UTAMA

(Northwestern)

Politics of Memory, Underdevelopment, and Remnants of Political Violence in the Sumatra Rubber Belt

PERDANA ROSWALDY

(Northwestern)

How Many Plantations Does a State Need? Revitalization of Indonesia’s Plantations

SOFYAN ANSORI

(Northwestern)

Negotiating the Burning Future: Indigenous People, Plantation Infrastructure and Fire Governance in Indonesia

ATMAEZAR HARIARA SIMANJUNTAK

(Northwestern)

Stuck and Confused: Plantation Agriculture and the Morality of Impoverishment

WEDNESDAY JULY 14

3 PM EASTERN/2 PM CENTRAL/1 PM MOUNTAIN/NOON PACIFIC

AN HOUR AND A HALF

CLOSING KEYNOTE SESSION

DEVELOPMENT SOCIOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD

THE PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS:

MATT SANDERSON

(Kansas State)

Development Sociology Now

THE FOUNDER’S ADDRESS:

SAMUEL COHN

(Texas A & M)

Could Development Die?

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