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Events in April 2003

Date: April 2003

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1 April, all day

Open to staff from Faculties of Social Science & Management School, Lancaster University

Workshop - Institute for Advanced Social and Management Studies.

Tea, coffee, lunch, etc. will be provided. Likely themes for discussion include (but are not confined to):

(a) intellectual property, knowledge management, and accounting for knowledge/intellectual assets;

(b) knowledge work and knowledge-intensive business services;

(c) the learning society and lifelong learning, including learning in the work or organizational context -- including but not confined to issues of adult literacy and numeracy;

(d) critical discourse analysis of the knowledge economy in various institutional orders and at various scales -- from OECD and WTO through trade bodies such as WIPO or the European Round Table to different scales of government and different levels of economic organization;

(e) social capital, entrepreneurship, and enterprise cultures;

(f) new governance mechanisms in the knowledge-economy;

(g) transnational and national public-private partnerships -- including their legal and organizational dynamics; and

(h) technological, economic, and social aspects of genomics and proteomics

(i) politics and religion in a global world

In addition to main sessions, there will be opportunities for breakout sessions to explore potential research collaboration in more detail.

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3-4 April, 2003

Centre for Science Studies: Workshop on Boundaries: Materialities, Differences, Continuities

Jointly sponsored by the Centre for Science Studies and Teknologi, Innovasjon og Kultur, Oslo. For details click here

Speakers will include Agnes Bolsų (Trondheim), Michel Callon (Paris), Ronnie Frankenberg, Kevin Hetherington (Lancaster), Steve Hinchliffe (Open University), John Law (Lancaster), Marian Lien (Oslo), Doreen Massey (Open University), Maureen McNeil (Lancaster), Annemarie Mol (Twente), Tiago Moreira (Newcastle), Lars Risan (Oslo) and David Turnbull (Deakin)

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11 April, 12.15pm, University of York

Round Table in memory of Dede Boden

'The world as it happens'

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Who can attend: Anyone

 

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