Section on Global and Transnational Sociology

Call for Nominations – 2013 Global and Transnational Sociology ASA Section Awards!

Nominations (including self nominations) are now being accepted for the 2013 Global and Transnational Sociology awards! The deadline for all nominations is March 1st 2013, and the winners will be announced at the section reception in New York. The awards are described below.

(1) Best Scholarly Article Award

The Global and Transnational Sociology Section solicits nominations (self-nominations also encouraged) for the 2013 Best Scholarly Article Award, recognizing an outstanding article published in 2011 or 2012 in the area of Global and Transnational Sociology. When nominating an article, include a brief (one page or less) comment on its contributions to the field. The nominations deadline – and only section members may submit nominations — is March 1, 2013.

Please email materials, including the article itself, to the Best Scholarly Article committee at:

(2) Best Scholarly Book Award

The Global and Transnational Sociology Section solicits nominations (self-nominations also encouraged) for the 2013 Best Scholarly Book Award, recognizing an outstanding book published in 2011 or 2012 in the area of Global and Transnational Sociology. The nominations deadline – and only section members may submit nominations — is March 1, 2013. For more information, contact committee chair Ho-fung Hung at hofung@jhu.edu.

Please send copies of the book and your brief (one page or less) accompanying comment on its contributions to the field to the 4 members of the committee at:

Professor Ho-fung Hung (committee chair)
Sociology Department
Johns Hopkins University
533 Mergenthaler Hall
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Professor Frank D. Bean
Director, Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy
University of California, Irvine
3207 Social Sciences Plaza B
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697

Professor Saskia Sassen
713 Knox Hall
Columbia University
606 West 122nd Street
New York, NY 10027

Professor John Torpey
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

(3) Best Scholarly Publication by a Graduate Student Award

The Global and Transnational Sociology Section solicits nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2013 Best Scholarly Publication Award by a Graduate Student, recognizing an outstanding article or book published in 2011 or 2012 in the area of Global and Transnational Sociology. The first author must have been a graduate student when the publication was written. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2013. Please, nominations from section members only.

Email the nominated publication and a brief (no more than one page) comment on its contributions to the field to the Best Scholarly Publication committee at:

(4) Best Scholarly Publication by an International Scholar Award: Best Article

The Global and Transnational Sociology Section solicits nominations for the 2013 Best Scholarly Publication Award by an International Scholar. This year the award will recognize an outstanding article published between 2010 and 2012 in the area of Global and Transnational Sociology. The author or authors must not be U.S. citizens or affiliated with a U.S. institution. Only section members may submit nominations; self-nominations are encouraged. When nominating a publication, please include a brief (no more than one page) comment on its contributions to the field. The nominations deadline is March 1, 2013.

Email or mail materials (including the article) to the entire committee.

Professor Gurminder Bhambra at G.K.Bhambra@warwick.ac.uk (committee chair) Professor Bhambra’s mailing address is Sociology; Room R2.35; University of Warwick; Coventry CV4 7AL England

Professor Mounira M. Charrad at charrad@austin.utexas.edu Professor Charrad’s mailing address is: The University of Texas-Austin; Department of Sociology; 305 E 23rd St, A1700; Austin, TX 78712-1086

Professor Anthony J. Spires at ajspires@cuhk.edu.hk
Professor Spires' mailing address is: Room 431, 4th Floor, Sino Building; Department of Sociology; The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Shatin, HKSAR