ASE at ASSA 2017
ASSOCIATION FOR SOCIAL ECONOMICS
Allied Social Science Association Annual Meeting Chicago, IL, January 6-8 (Friday to Sunday), 2017
THEME: Human Development and Poverty Reduction
(3-year term appointed by Executive Council)
The Association for Social Economics (ASE) seeks a new Program Secretary. The Program Secretary is responsible for coordinating efforts in order to ensure smooth running of the ASE sessions at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) meetings. This is a three-year term from January 2017 through December 2019. The Program Secretary is appointed by the Executive Council of the Association.
The Program Secretary:
- Coordinates with the ASSA for the annual meeting; works to plan the annual membership meeting, plenary session, breakfast, and sessions, ensuring that all are included in the general program.
- Works with the ASSA and the ASE President-Elect on the program for the annual meetings; proofs galleys for ASSA program book, especially those pages relating directly to ASE sessions.
- Arranges for and sets menus and prices for the Association Presidential breakfast and the plenary session and makes certain that the breakfast is included in the ASSA pre-registration materials as a fee event.
- Notifies members of the availability of the ASSA-provided pre-registration.
- Receives a reimbursement not to exceed $500 annually to partially cover the cost of attending the annual meetings of ASE in association with the SSA meetings if full funding is not provided by the individual’s host institution.
- Receives one of the two complimentary rooms allocated to the Association at the annual meetings with ASSA.
In order to apply, please send a letter of interest and a CV to Prof. Giuseppe Fontana (G.Fontana@leeds.ac.uk), President of the Association for Social Economics, Economics, Univ. of Leeds (UK) and Univ. of Sannio (Italy), by November 1st, 2016. Phone interviews will be held in mid-November 2016.
Call for abstracts
ASE sessions at the Eastern Economic Association
Association for Social Economics at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting
New York City, February 23-26, 2017
Deadline: November 19, 2016
Association for Social Economics
at the Midwest Economics Association
Call for Papers
March 31 - April 2, 2017
Deadline October 6, 2016
Theme: The Economy as Social - Studies in Social Economics
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