The 38th Conference on the Political Economy of the World-System (PEWS) will hold its annual conference on the theme of “Social Movements and World-System Transformation: Prospects and Challenges.” It will be held at the University of Pittsburgh, April 10-12, 2014. Please submit proposals electronically to Jackie Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org (Please use the subject line PEWS Conference). Submissions should include a paper title and abstract (no more than one page) and full contact information for all authors by January 21, 2014. Authors of accepted papers will be asked to provide drafts of their papers by March 30, 2014 and papers will be considered for a planned edited volume. Meals and lodging for authors of accepted papers will be provided during the conference.