Thank you to all those who participated in the 2016 ASA Sociology of Development Conference at Cornell University. This website was set up for the conference and information about program and papers is retained here. For more information and future conference notifications for the Sociology of Development section, please go to the ASA Sociology of Development Section website.
The 5th Annual Conference of the American Sociological Association Section on the Sociology of Development
This is a time of critical re-thinking about the nature and meaning of Development. To address the questions of what is development, what or who is to be developed and why, Cornell University (in conjunction with the ASA Section on the Sociology of Development) is hosting a conference on “Development in Question”, to be held October 6-8 2016 on the Cornell campus in Ithaca, New York, USA. This site gives information on the conference themes, program and venue (including transport and lodging options). Please check back frequently as more useful information will be added in the lead up to the conference.
Conference program is up!
Please see the 'Program' page on this website for the conference program and schedule, or download the PDF version here. Please note that the program is subject to change.
Call for papers is closed
Everyone who submitted an abstract by the deadline (February 15th 2016) should have received an email announcing whether there paper was selected for presentation. Please email the organizers if you did not receive this notification.