SCOS 2012

30:th Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism


Please contact Hugo Gaggiotti if you have any further enquiries about the conference:

Frequently Asked Questions concerning abstract submission, registration and possibilities for publishing one’s conference paper:

1. When is the deadline for abstract submission?
The deadline for abstract submission was extended to February 15, 2012.

2: When and how I can pay?
You can pay by credit card, cheque, by invoice or cash (at the registration at beginning of the conference we'll accept only cash). The early bird fee of £395 requires payment before June 1, 2012. After that, the fee is £420. Please click here to access to the whole range of payment options and make the payment.

3: What are the conference-related outlets for my paper?
Selected full papers discussed in the SCOS 2012 conference will be published two peer-reviewed journals (both indexed in SSCI and other citation indexes):
1. Gaggiotti, H. and Case, P. (2014) eds. Culture and Organization. Special issue on Organizing Through Travel and Movement: Transience, Transitions and Transformations (provisional title). Papers submission deadline: 28.02.13. Publication date: June 2014.
2. Gaggiotti, H., Kostera, M. and Bresler, R. (2013) eds. Scripta Nova. Special issue on Nomadism, Displacement and Movement (provisional title). Papers submission deadline: 28.02.13. Publication date: December 2013. (Submission of papers in English, Spanish or Portuguese, to be published in Spanish or Portuguese. Translation from English to Spanish by Scripta Nova).
3. Gaggiotti, H. (2014) (ed). Journal of Business Anthropology. Towards an Anthropology of Business in Movement, Transitions and Transformations. Deadline to submit papers: 28.02.13. Publication date: January 2014. (Papers need to have an ethnographic approach)

4: Where should I stay while in Barcelona?
Below are a number of hotels that we would like to suggest for anyone who has still to find accommodation:

Design / Bijou / Academic residences – intermediate prices:
RESA (best option):
RESA (second best option):
Live and Dream Bijou Hotel:
Hotel Azul (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 327):
Hotel Gran Via Ayre (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 322):

Traditional hotels – more expensive:
AC Hotel Sants (Passeig de Sant Antoni, 36-40):
Hotel Gran Via Ayre (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 322):
EXPO Hotel Barcelona (Mallorca 1-23):

Traditional hotels – less expensive:
HCC Hotels (Diputacio, 100):

Traditional hotels – cheapest option:
Hostal Sans:

If you don't book in the above places, try to book in a hotel near to any metro station. Metro stations close to EAE are: Espanya or Rocafort (both in the metro L 1, red) or Tarragona (L 3, green).