Does body matter in organizational life?
Dec 02, 2009 05:00 PM
The Doctoral School on "Does body matter in organizational life?" is part of the Research Unit on Communication, Organizational Learning and Aesthetics (RUCOLA) agenda to build capacity for future research in the field of Practice-Based Studies. RUCOLA is a group of scholars and researchers working together since 1993 on the basis of common professional interest in specific aspects of organization studies. Communal areas of interest include: the exploration the practices of organizing, a focus on knowing and learning as a collective, social, affective and not entirely cognitive activity, and a peculiar emphasis on the relation between linguistic, symbolic, material and emotional aspects of Organizational processes. Within this framework, the aim of “Does body matter in organizational life?” International Doctoral School on Materiality in Practice-based Studies is to bring together some of the leading researchers to work closely with doctoral students who undertake research in these fields and to promote an active research dialogue both on methodological and theoretical challenges on materiality in practice based studies perspective.
Proposal submission deadline : 30th October 2009
School : 30th November - 2nd December 2009