HEPHAESTUS project team at the 18th Organization Studies Workshop

HEPHAESTUS project team at the 18th Organization Studies Workshop

The Horizon Europe project HEPHAESTUS proudly participated in the 18th Organization Studies Workshop in Mykonos, held from May 23rd to 25th, 2024. The workshop, themed “Organization, Organizing, and Politics: Disciplinary Traditions and Possible Futures,” attracted 150 international scholars and providing opportunity to attend the most appealing sessions from more than 90 proposed.

Throughout the workshop, we had the opportunity to present and discuss various articles stemming from the first year of HEPHAESTUS research. These presentations showcased the depth and breadth of our collaborative efforts and highlighted key findings from our diverse research areas.

Presentations by HEPHAESTUS consortium partners

May 23, 2024

  • Organising Politics and Memory through Critical Fabulations by Marta Gasparin, Martin Quinn, Steven D. Brown, Enrico Macció
  • The artist’s glaze: ART-based research for stirring organizational research by Elena Raviola and Fabrizio Panozzo

May 24, 2024

  • Craft and The Politics of Grief in the Anthropocene by Rasmus Johnsen, Marta Gasparin
  • The patchwork of surveillance: Organizing the oligopticon of inner border control by Elena Raviola
  • Temperatures of valuation – Emotional attachment in policies of care by Angela Nativio, Fabrizio Panozzo
  • Constructing good local circular economies, but for whom? The politics of waste in communities and spaces by Andrea Beye, Marius Gudmand-Hoyer 

May 25, 2024

  • Infrastructuring and the daily enactment of interorganizational collaboration across borders by Bertil Rolandsson, Bengt Andersen, Elena Raviola, Ursula Plesner
  • Politics, Organizing and Anchor Institutions: A Longview of the City of Lancaster Martin Quinn, Divya Jyoti

Our participation in this workshop not only provided a platform to share our research but also facilitated rich discussions and collaborations with leading scholars in the field. We look forward to continuing our research journey and contributing to the evolving discourse on organization studies. 

About the workshop

The Organization Studies Workshop is an annual activity, originally launched in June 2005, to facilitate high-quality scholarship in organization studies. Its primary aim is to advance cutting-edge research on important topics in the field by bringing together a small and competitively selected group of scholars, who will have the opportunity to interact in depth and share insights in a stimulating and scenic environment.