CALL FOR PAPERS An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Development in Question: Challenges for the 21st Century

CALL FOR PAPERS: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Development in Question: Challenges for the 21st Century October 6 – 8, 2016, Cornell University, Ithaca NY The 5th Annual Conference of the ASA Section on the Sociology of Development This is a time of critical re-thinking about the nature and meaning of Development. Contemporary challenges such as climate change, global food crises, growing populations, widespread environmental degradation, geo-political instability … Continue reading CALL FOR PAPERS An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Development in Question: Challenges for the 21st Century

Development Section Announcements

Below are the section announcements. It includes a call for papers and job announcements. ********* Call for Participants “Connecting Students to the Labor Movement” Annual Meetings of the Southern Labor Studies Association March 6–8, 2015 Washington, DC – The George Washington University Deadline: February 9, 2015 (Papers not necessary) We invite labor activists and academics alike to participate in a panel to discuss how they … Continue reading Development Section Announcements

Call for papers: Section on the Sociology of Human Rights – Mentored Roundtables

The Human Rights section will be sponsoring mentored roundtables at the ASA meetings in Chicago in 2015! If your research is focused on human rights, please consider submitting an abstract (including works in progress), and your specific areas of interest to the session organizers, so that we may pair you with a more advanced scholar with shared interests for feedback and discussion. We encourage a … Continue reading Call for papers: Section on the Sociology of Human Rights – Mentored Roundtables

Call for Papers Qualitative Sociology Special Issue on Gender and Globalization

In the past decade, pressing social changes have brought issues of gender, sexuality, and globalization to the fore, many of which are just beginning to be studied sociologically. New social movements addressing issues of gender and sexuality are being organized at a global level – including LGBTQ activism, anti-trafficking activism, and domestic worker advocacy – and inciting contentious debates. The Arab Spring and turmoil in … Continue reading Call for Papers Qualitative Sociology Special Issue on Gender and Globalization

Your Guide to the Sociology of Devleopment at the ASA Conference, San Francisco

Dear Section Members,   The ASA preliminary program is now available: http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/asa/asa14/   The Sociology of Development section is kicking things off on Saturday night with our off-site reception, and then waking up early on Sunday to start a full day of outstanding section panels and roundtables!   Saturday Night Off-Site Reception Sat, August 16, 6:30 to 8:30 Thirsty Bears Brewing Company 661 Howard Street, … Continue reading Your Guide to the Sociology of Devleopment at the ASA Conference, San Francisco

Section Announcements

Two announcements follow.  The first is a call for papers for a conference on “Neoliberalism and Public Higher Education” to be held at Michigan State University on March 27-28, 2015.  The second is a call for expressions of interest for research assistant positions to collect qualitative data for evaluations of programs designed to increase women’s economic empowerment in Africa. ************* In order to promote critical reflection and public … Continue reading Section Announcements

Sociology of Development Activities at ASA!

The Sociology of Development section is kicking things off on Saturday night with our off-site reception, and then waking up early on Sunday to start a full day of outstanding section panels and roundtables! Saturday Night Off-Site Reception Sat, August 16, 6:30 to 8:30 Thirsty Bears Brewing Company 661 Howard Street, San Francisco   Here is the info on three panels:   (1) Development in Hard Times Sun, August 17, … Continue reading Sociology of Development Activities at ASA!

Panel and Paper Proposals for SEWHA Peace and Human Rights in World History Conference, October 10-11, 2014

The June 1 Call for Papers (CFP) deadline has passed and we have 16 paper proposals in hand (4 complete panels (4 x 3 papers each = 12), 3 individual paper submissions, and one partial panel submission).  There are three additional possible panels, and a possible individual paper. We almost have enough papers now, as there are slots for six or seven panels, or even … Continue reading Panel and Paper Proposals for SEWHA Peace and Human Rights in World History Conference, October 10-11, 2014

Development Sociology Section News- Happy New Year!

Here are our first announcements for the new year! 1. Please renew your membership to the Development Section when you renew your ASA membership.  I just received a message from Justin Lini of ASA, and he said that renewal for ASA sections in general is off to a somewhat slower start in 2014 than in 2013 (maybe it is the weather?).  I don’t want to lose anyone! 2. Call … Continue reading Development Sociology Section News- Happy New Year!

Call for Papers: Canadian Sociology Association Conference

This is an open call for papers for the “Sociology of Development” panel(s) of the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA) annual conference (cross-listed with the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development). The 49th Annual Conference of the CSA will be held from Monday, May 26 through to Friday, May 30, 2014 as part of the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences Congress, this year taking place at Brock … Continue reading Call for Papers: Canadian Sociology Association Conference