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International Doctoral Consortium 2020 - IDC 10

6 July 2020 - 8 July 2020
09:00 to 17:00
Durham University Business School, Mill Hill Lane

Following the success of the International Doctoral Consortium (IDC) held at Anáhuac University in Mexico, we are hosting the 2020 conference here in Durham and look forward to welcoming national and international delegates. The conference is ran and developed by doctoral students.

IDC 10: Grand Challenges in Critical Management

IDC is an annual forum that provides a platform for dialogue between researchers and PhD students to expose their different projects and perspectives in critical management studies. The consortium is generally critical, broadly qualitative, highly developmental, but also supportive and intimate for attendees. IDC looks to create and sustain an international network of researchers.

Call for Papers
The focus of the consortium is to provide PhD students with the opportunity to exchange their ideas both formally and informally through various workshops, student presentations and social gatherings. To maximise the experience, we ask that delegates come prepared with presentations, any questions they wish to explore, an open mind to feedback and discussions, and a willingness to engage and get involved! The overall environment is supportive and focused on learning and developing.

Conference Theme:

The theme of IDC 10 is Grand Challenges in Critical Management. The consortium will engage with differing disciplines in challenging perspectives and methods of research in critical management studies. The consortium is generally critical, broadly qualitative and highly developmental.

The themes within the submissions should engage with the growing challenges being addressed in critical management studies. Theses could include (although are not confined to):

• The future of work
• Gender and women’s work
• The changing impact of technology
• Employee health and wellbeing
• Environmental responsibility of organisations
• Development of new methodologies

Submissions are open to multi-disciplinary and mixed method papers.

There are two presentation formats available for candidates:

Dissertation Proposal Presentation (Early stage students): Students will be given 15 minutes to present an overview of their work or ideas and to receive feedback. Students should prepare developmental questions and areas of inquiry. The goal of these presentations is for the student to gather as much feedback as possible from faculty and other students. Following a presentation, there will be an opportunity for feedback and comments from the audience to the presenter and vice-versa.

Paper Presentation (Later stage students): Students will be given 15 minutes to present their paper followed by a 5 minute Q&A period. The papers will be divided into various streams based on themes and disciplines. The presentations will be delivered to audience members including both students and faculty. The sessions will be chaired by a faculty member, and feedback will be provided by both faculty and the audience.

Visual presentations are optional and advised but not necessary.

Registration will be open soon.

Key Dates
Submission deadline: 28th February 2020
Notification of acceptances: 13 March 2020
Registration deadline: May 2020