Professions Fest 2019

Wednesday September 11th 2019
St Andrews Building Room 234

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The Professions Fest brings together scholars researching the professions and professional service firms from a broadly sociological perspective. This year, the emphasis will be placed on the professions in a global context.

Confirmed speakers include:

  1. Marcia Annisette (Schulich): 'Positional competition in transnational accountancy'
  2. Louise Ashley (Royal Holloway): '‘Choosing Our Battles’: Global diversity management as cultural imperialism in global professional service firms'
  3. Alison Gibson (Newcastle), Charles Harvey (Newcastle) and Frank Mueller (Newcastle): 'Universities, philanthropy and fundraising as profession'
  4. Sarah Hall (Nottingham): 'Reframing labour market mobility in global finance: Chinese elites in London’s financial district'
  5. Lasse Folke Henriksen (CBS) and Leonard Seabrooke (CBS): 'Professional networks in world society: Brokerage and closure as strategies of institutional enabling'
  6. Rania Kamla (Heriot-Watt): 'Accountants and the City: professional boundaries and positioning in the binary city'
  7. Paul Caussat (Royal Holloway) and Mehdi Boussebaa (Glasgow): 'Colonial effects in the management of professional service firms: how and why French banks resist decentralization in India'

There will be an evening meal in town on Tuesday 10 September which attendees are welcome to join. Further details will be provided in due course.

Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is strongly advised.

Convenor: Mehdi Boussebaa, Professor of International Business, University of Glasgow.


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When

Starts: Wednesday, September 11th 2019 at 9:30am
Ends: Wednesday, September 11th 2019 at 4:00pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: September 4th 2019

Where

St Andrews Building Room 234
St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow
11 Eldon Street

Glasgow
G3 6NH
United Kingdom
 

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This event is organized by Adam Smith Business School.

Telephone 0141 330 1944
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Accommodation: The University of Glasgow is located in the city's West End. There are several hotels near the University including the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel and the Belhaven Hotel



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