Call for Papers
WORKSHOP ON ARCHITECTURE AND SOCIAL ARCHITECTURE: DISTURBING NOTIONS OF
STRUCTURE IN ORGANIZATIONS
BRUSSELS, MAY 15-16, 2008
CALL FOR PAPERS
This workshop seeks contributions which will examine the relationship
between architecture and the organizational context which offer new
perspectives on organizational behaviour and theory. Contributions might
include original work on methods and methodology including photo and
auto ethnography, gendered aspects of structures, political aspects of
space, ethics and ethical structures, symbolic aspects of organizational
spaces and structures. The intention is to disturb cosy and conventional
notions of structure and to pose alternative perspectives, methods and
Extended abstracts (2-3 pages) should be submitted for consideration
by February 10, 2008
To be acceptable, proposals MUST only be submitted through this web
All submissions must be in English.
Please click HERE to submit ON LINE.
(Professor of Management, University of Essex, UK)
(Director of the Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies
Virginia Tech, USA)
Barbara Allen is an architect by training and was until this year the
editor of a leading US architecture journal. She has worked for several
years on issues of risk and environment and has recently been working on
the aftermath of the New Orleans disaster.
Heather Hopfl is an organizational psychologist and co-editor of
Culture and Organization. Her interests are in organizational symbolism
and behaviour and she is a former Chair of SCOS.
The whole workshop will take place in the Hotel Métropole in which the
EIASM premises are located (Place De Brouckère-plein 31, 1000 Brussels).
The Hotel Métropole is marvelously well located right in the historical
centre of Brussels, just a few steps away from the *Grand-Place*,
the *Bourse* and the *Theatre de la Monnaie* and close to the
central and north railway stations, that each have direct connections to
Brussels International airport.