Full program ESRC seminar 17 February 2016

ESRC Seminar Series: Historicising the theory and practice of organizational analysis

Seminar 4: Ethnography and Phenomenological Approaches

 17 February 2016, Alumni Club Room, Alliance Manchester Business School, Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB

Final programme and arrangements

0930-1000       Arrival and Refreshments

1000-1015       Welcome and Introduction

1015-1100       Alan McKinlay (Newcastle U): “Foucault and the archive”

1100-1145       Bill Cooke (York U): “The affect of the archive”

1145-1200       Coffee/Tea

1200-1245       Andrea Whittle (Newcastle U): “History-in-action”

1245-1330       Buffet Lunch

1330-1415       Andrea Bernardi (Manchester Metropolitan U): “Auto-ethnography”

1415-1500       Stephanie Decker (Aston U) “Archival ethnography”

1500-1515       Coffee/Tea

1515-1600       Lucy Newton (Reading U): “Corporate identity”

1600-               Discussion and Closing Remarks

Registration and attendance:  The workshop is basically “full” but we have been allocated a few extra free places and these 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). Accommodation for speakers (for night of 16 February) is at the Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB (note: the Pendulm Hotel is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Manchester Piccadilly station and 10 minutes walk from Alliance Manchester Business School).  Workshop organisers will be in the lobby of the Pendulum Hotel at 0900-0915  on 17 February to walk delegates to AMBS (West Building).

Pre-conference dinner: A preconference dinner will be held for speakers and organisers at Evuna NQ, 79 Thomas Street, Manchester M4 1LQ.   The dinner is scheduled to start at 8pm.  The restaurant is in the “Northern Quarter” district of the city. Speakers and organisers will meet at 1930 in the lobby of the Pendulum Hotel and walk to the restaurant (weather permitting). Can anyone who has specific dietary requirements (vegetarian, vegan, diabetic, etc) please advise Nighat Din in advance.

Venue: The workshop will be held in the Alumni Club Room, Alliance Manchester Business School, Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB.  Alliance Manchester Business School is approximately 15 minutes walk from Manchester Oxford Road station (20 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly). See University of Manchester website for details. The entrance to AMBS is the main door (West Building) on Booth Street West (note: there is currently current building work in operation connected with the refurbishment of the School but this does not affected access from Booth Street West).

For further enquiries: Please contact the conference administrator (Nighat Din: nighat.din@mbs.ac.uk] or members of the organizing team: John Hassard (john.hassard@mbs.ac.uk) and Damian O’Doherty (damian.odoherty@mbs.ac.uk), both at Manchester Business School); Stephanie Decker (s.decker@aston.ac.uk) at Aston Business School; or Mick Rowlinson (m.rowlinson@qmul.ac.uk) at Queen Mary University London.