the manchester ethnography network seminar series

These look fantastic. I’ve just this week been thinking that I need to start engaging with ethnographies of organisational life for the new book. But I had no idea where to start beyond the minute amount of tech literature like this I’m familiar with. But now I stumble across exactly what I was looking for, in the city I live in no less:

eminars for 2015/16
4pm – 5.30pm
MBS East Building, Room B5

Seminars will be instructional, incisive and analytical offerings to a select number of academics who register to attend these events. Spaces will be limited for attending these seminars with some worldclass ethnographers.

November
4th
Dr Damian O’Doherty
Manchester Business School
University of Manchester

‘MAG Men’: Politics and the Corridors of Power in Corporate Organization’
Click here to read the abstract and further information

18th
Professor Albena Yaneva
Manchester Architectural Research Centre
University of Manchester

‘Blinded by the Sun: Testing Glare, Crafting Cosmopolitical Designs

December
4th
Professor Ann Cunliffe
Bradford Business School
University of Bradford

‘Generating Socially Robust Knowledge: The Possibilities and Challenges of Multi-sited Participatory Ethnography’

9th
Professor Daniel Neyland
Goldsmiths, University of London
‘Studying the Market Ethnographically: Can Markets Solve Problems?’

January
20th
Dr Amanda Peticca
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Studying Project Work Ethnographically

February
3rd
Jeremy Aroles
PhD Candidate, Manchester Business School
University of Manchester

An Ethnography of Organizational Facts
17th
John Foster
PhD Candidate, Department of Social Anthropology
University of Manchester

‘The End of Work? An Ethnography of Manchester ‘Job Clubs’
March
14th
Professor Bill Maurer
University of California, Irvine

‘Studying Money: Lateral Ethnography’
April
13th
Dr Tiago Moreira
School of Applied Social Sciences
University of Durham

‘Unsettling Standards in Health Care: The Biological Age Controversy’
27th
Dr Darren Thiele
Department of Sociology
University of Essex

‘Studying Construction Ethnographically’
May 11th
Sideeq Mohammed
PhD candidate, Manchester Business School
University of Manchester

‘The Trafford Centre: An Ethnography’
25th
Oz Gore
PhD candidate, Manchester Business School
University of Manchester
‘Ethnographic Encounters with the Economy’