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WORKSHOP: STRUCTURE INSIDE ORGANISATIONS

9:30 am, 03 July 2012

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Location

UCL Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW


Tuesday 3rd July Daryll Forde Seminar Room, UCL

9.30 Registration and introductions

10.00 'Orders' and 'forms': structure and philosophy

10.00 - 10.30 VITA PEACOCK (UCL)

  • The 'Harnack principle' and German idealism: inside the Max Planck Society

10.30 - 11.00 AMY BUSBY (Sussex)

  • 'My MEP follows the voting list, unless it is a controversial issue': the everyday functioning of the political groups in the European Parliament

11.00 - 11.15: Tea / coffee break

11.15 - 11.45 CAROLINE GATT (Keele)

  • Enlivening the supra-personal entity: structure and agency in an international environmental organisation

11.45 - 12:15 KIMBERLEY CHONG (UCL)

  • Creating the front- and back-office: management consulting and the spread of accounting logic

12.15 - 13.00 Discussant / Discussion - led by PROFESSOR SUSAN WRIGHT (Aarhus University)

13.00 - 14:00 Lunch

14.00 'Agency' and 'action': organisational change

14.00 - 14.30 PHILLIP KAO (St. Andrews)

  • The Eden Alternative: a case-study of an organization committed to care

14.30 - 15.00 RUTH PINDER (Open University)

  • Making integration transparent in mental health: the ethnography of a move to open-plan working

15.00 - 15.15 Tea / Coffee Break

15.15 - 15.45 JANE DICKSON (UCL)

  • 'Job with the council - job for life?': strategies and networks at work

15.45 - 16.15 AYAZ QUERSHI (SOAS)

  • The politics of authenticity and resistance in claims over HIV positive bodies: the case of an association for HIV-positive people in Pakistan

16.15 - 17.00 Discussant / Discussion - led by DR KATHLEEN RICHARDSON (UCL)

17.00 - 17.10 Short break

17.10 - 17:30 Round-table discussion - led by PROFESSOR WRIGHT, DR RICHARDSON, AND DR JOSH RENO (Goldsmiths)

18:00 Workshop dinner

Venue

UCL Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW