ESRC seminar 4

esrc-logoESRC Seminar Series: Historicising the theory and practice of organizational analysis

Seminar 4: Ethnography and Phenomenological Approaches

17 February 2016, Alliance Manchester Business School, Oxford Road, Manchester

Our next event in the ESRC seminar series will be hosted by Alliance Manchester Business School on Wednesday 17 February 2016. The programme is as follows:

0900-0930       Arrival and Refreshments
0930-0945       Welcome and Introduction
0945-1030       Alan McKinlay (Newcastle U): “Foucault and the archive”
1030-1115         Bill Cooke (York U): “The affect of the archive”
1115-1130         Coffee/Tea
1130-1215       Andrea Bernardi (Manchester Metropolitan U): “Auto-ethnography”
1215-1300       Andrea Whittle & John Wilson (Newcastle U): “History-in-action”
1300-1345       Buffet Lunch
1345-1430      Stephanie Decker (Aston U): “Archival ethnography”
1430-1515       Lucy Newton (Reading U): “Corporate identity”
1515-1530       Coffee/Tea
1530-1615       Daniel Mai (Consultant: Berlin): “Cultures of remembrance”
1615                Discussion and Closing Remarks

Registration: There are 25 free (ESRC-sponsored) places that will be allocated on a “first come first served” basis. A conference registration fee of £30.00 will be charged on additional places and this will include refreshments and buffet lunch.

Travel & accommodation: Expenses should be covered by participants (except speakers, whose travel and accommodation costs will be covered).

The workshop will be held in Alliance Manchester Business School, Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB. Alliance Manchester Business School is approximately 15 minutes walk from Manchester Oxford Road station. See University of Manchester website for details.

For further enquiries please contact the conference administrator (Nighat Din:] or members of the organizing team: John Hassard ( and Damian O’Doherty (, both at Manchester Business School); Stephanie Decker ( at Aston Business School; or Mick Rowlinson ( at Queen Mary University London.