Job Posting: PhD/Postdoc for study of dissent in the design and engineering professions

Call for Researchers
https://www.shawhinroudbari.com/openings

Architects, planners, and engineers mobilize to make their work more just, their institutions more equitable, and their governments more accountable. Examples include, planners protesting for housing justice, architects advocating for gender equity within their profession, and civil engineers opposing unethical infrastructure projects. I’m looking for students to join the research team.

​Through this project, we’ll seek to understand ways built-environment professionals mobilize to shape political power. We will investigate forms of dissent including advocacy, activism, protest, and other means to political empowerment.

​The project is an ethnography of design professionals that includes a study of social media as a space of formation and dissemination of discourses of dissent.

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Call for Participants: EPIC 2017

EPIC invites proposals to EPIC2017—the premier international conference on ethnography in business. EPIC2017 will take place in Montréal, 22–25 October 2017.

The EPIC2017 theme perspectives explore vantage points, hybridity and subversion in ethnographic practice. Contributions should draw on theoretical advances in social research, coupled with applied best practices from professional fields, to strike new directions for creating and implementing knowledge and affecting change.

Our diverse attendees come from every industry and many scholarly disciplines, including Fortune-500 companies, the world’s top technology firms, management consultancies and design studios, universities and NGOs, public policy organizations and think tanks.

Call for Participation: https://2017.epicpeople.org/submit/
About EPIC2017: https://2017.epicpeople.org/about/
Submission deadline: March 31, 2017

Call for Abstracts:19th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference

On the Ground: Ethnography & Contemporary Social Crises

The Chicago Ethnography Conference Planning Committee invites graduate student abstract submissions (150-200 words) for the 19th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference. We ask that you use your university email when submitting your work.

This conference brings together graduate students working within diverse social science fields to present ethnographic research that engages with pressing social issues.

Abstracts Due: December 18, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
chiethnography@gmail.com

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Conference: EPIC 2016 “Organizations & Change”

EPIC, an international network of scholars and practitioners advancing ethnographic & social science approaches to industry & organizations, extends a call for participation to its annual conference, EPIC2016.  OOW members may be particularly interested in the paper track “Organizations & Change”.

EPIC2016 Call for Participation: epicpeople.org/2016/call-for-participation

Organizations & Change Paper Track: epicpeople.org/2016/call-for-participation/#papers

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Professional workshop on the intersection of organizational and occupational ethnography

Please join us on Friday, August 7 from 8:00am to 10:00am at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC for a Professional Development Workshop: Being There/Being Them: The Intersection of Organizational and Occupational Ethnography. Our panelists include: Steve Barley (Stanford University); Lisa Cohen (McGill University); Emily Heaphy (Boston University); and Gerardo Okhuysen (UC Irvine).

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