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SCOS Update February

We have a fabulous, jam-packed bumper issue this month, with eight exciting items that include:

1. 9th International Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Leicester Doctoral Workshop, 7th July 2015: Articulating the Alternatives: Writing Development Through Critical Friendship
2. The 10th Annual Liverpool Symposium on Current Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences in association with the Journal of Organizational Ethnography. CFP - Key theme: Reflection in Action: Taking Stock of 10 Years of Ethnography Symposia
3. Fully-funded Phd studentship at Queen’s University Belfast, starting Sept 2015
4. Call for Contributions: Dignity and organizations
5. Writing Organization: Disruption and Difference Through Experimental, Embodied and Non-Written Texts: SYMPOSIUM II - A symposium organised by Nancy Harding, Mary Phillips and Alison Pullen
6. De Montfort University PhD Scholarship - Project Title: Desistance, Emotion and Employment
7. CFP – The 6th Australasian Caucus of the Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (ACSCOS) - Theme: Anxiety and Organization
8. CFP – The Liminality of Organizational Spaces (APROS/EGOS 2015 stream 19)

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SCOS Update Janaury

For those of you celebrating – may we wish you a happy and healthy 2015!

In January’s edition of the SCOS email update, please find three thrilling items:
1) A reminder that there is still time to send in your abstracts for the SCOS conference in Nottingham, UK, this coming July – the deadline is February 1st
2) Cranfield is seeking a strong PhD candidate to engage in a comparative study of leadership practices…
3) And a fabulous (I’m biased!) call for papers for APROS/ EGOS 2015 in Sydney, Australia – Stream 19 — The Liminality of Organizational Spaces

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SCOS 2015: Abstract deadline extended to February 1st

The initial deadline for conference abstracts has passed, but as is customary for SCOS this deadline has been extended. You now have until February 1st to submit your abstracts to scos2015@ntu.ac.uk. If you need further inspiration or details about abstract submission, see the conference call for papers.
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Nottingham explores the visual, tactile and sensory aspects of organisational experience at ESRC event

SCOS 2015 may be over nine months away, but there was more than a hint of SCOS at the ‘Our Workplace, Our Story‘ workshop held this weekend at the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery. The event was organised by Dr. Gwen Chen of Nottingham Business School, one of over 200 events taking place nationally during the ESRC Festival of Social Science.Read more…

SCOS Update October

In October, we have seven thrilling items for you:
1) A call for papers for a special issue of GWO – Bodies and Intimate Relations at Work
2) The Cranfield International Centre for Women Leaders (CICWL) is looking to recruit a Senior Research Fellow
3) EGOS Call for short papers: Sub-theme 29: Ethico-politics and Organization, Athens – 2-4 July 2015
4) EGOS Call for short papers: Sub-theme 41: Looking for thorns, paradoxes, and blind spots as triggers for reflection about research and practice – 2-4 July 2015
5) 9th International Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Leicester, Doctoral Workshop, 7th July 2015. Articulating the Alternatives: Writing Development Through Critical Friendship
6) 9th International Conference in Critical Management Studies, ‘Is there an alternative? Management after critique?’, University of Leicester, 8-10 July 2015. Taking management research beyond critique: An experiential drama workshop on Cultural Animation
7) Professor Heather Höpfl, 1948-2014: Eine Gedenkschrift, Call for papers for a special issue of Culture and Organization, Volume 23, issue 2, March 2017. This special issue of Culture and Organization will be a memorial publication for our much missed friend and colleague Heather Höpfl, who died on the 3rd of September 2014. Heather was Chair of the Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism from 1995 to 1998 and co-editor of Culture and Organization from 2002 to 2008Read more…