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9TH WORKSHOP ON INTERPRETIVE CONSUMER RESEARCH


STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, APRIL 27-28, 2017
CO-ORGANISED WITH

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CHAIRPERSONS

Daniele Dalli, University of Pisa
Kathy HamiltonUniversity of Strathclyde
Jacob Östberg, Stockholm Business School (local organiser)
Avi ShankarUniversity of Bath  

PROGRAMME


Final schedule: click here.

The academic program will start on 27 April 2017 in the morning at around 8.30 AM and will end on 28 April 2017 in the afternoon at around 6 PM. A welcome reception will be organised on 26 April in the late afternoon. The conference dinner will take place on 28 April. 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The biennial EIASM Interpretive Consumer Research Workshop will be held in Stockholm. The workshop attracts established and emerging scholars mainly, but not exclusively, from Europe. We are interested in examining the symbolic, socio-cultural, historical, ideological and experiential aspects of consumption and we draw our theoretical inspiration from a wide variety of research traditions from the social sciences, arts and humanities. A key feature of the event, that makes it different from a typical conference, is that we strive to maintain the workshop spirit. This means that it is relatively small and intimate and offers an opportunity to discuss ideas in an informal, friendly and supportive atmosphere.

To foster dialogue and debate, the focus will continue to be theoretical and methodological innovation in interpretive consumer research; that is, we are not overly concerned with empirically grounded papers. We are inviting both papers and special sessions (a series of three papers focused around a specific theoretical or methodological issue). In addition we welcome suggestions for roundtable discussions from a group of scholars focused on a substantive theme.

We invite papers, special sessions and roundtables that address (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  • Methodological innovation in interpretive consumer research;
  • Theoretical approaches that provide new or alternative ways of understanding consumers, consumption and consumer culture (PhD students can submit the theoretical frameworks that underpin their doctoral theses);
  • Concepts that help us reimagine consumption within an increasingly unsettled global landscape;
  • New developments in theoretical/philosophical approaches that have relevance to consumer researchers in light of larger societal challenges (inequality, sustainability etc.)
  • New ideas that are at the early stage of conceptual/ theoretical development;
  • The examination of under theorised domains of consumer action and experience;
  • Critical reviews of existing theoretical/methodological approaches.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & DEADLINES

  • For papers, 1 page abstract, 12 pt Times New Roman, single spaced; for special sessions 2 pages with 1 section that introduces the theme and three short abstracts of each paper in the session; for roundtables 1 page abstract plus a list of roundtable discussants.
     
  • Papers to be submitted via the EIASM website by December 19th 2016
     
  • Notification of acceptance:  as of January 16th 2017.
     
  • Registration of presenters: March 1st, 2017.
     
  • For accepted abstracts, 5 page papers, including front page, references and appendix must be sent by March 27th 2017. To submit your final papers follow the procedure mentioned in the acceptance email. 

PRACTICALITIES

VENUE
Stockholm Business School
Stockholm University
Kräftriket 3
114 19 Stockholm
Sweden
Click here for how to get to the campus.
Click here for campus map and details. 


RECOMMENDED HOTELS

Elite Palace Hotel 
To book email reservation.palace@elite.se or call: +46 8 55901750 until March 26th. Use the booking number 4161281.

Best Western Kom Hotel 

Generator Hostel 

ONLINE REGISTRATION

   
For participants affiliated with an institution that is member or associate member of the EIASM's
Academic Council
362,50 € (including 72,50 € VAT)
For participants coming from another academic institution 462,50 € (including 92,50 € VAT)

Cancellations made before March 29, 2017 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.

Payments should be made by :

  • The following credit cards: Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard/Access

DOWNLOAD LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

DOWNLOAD ACCEPTED PAPERS

ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Cristina Setyar - EIASM Conference Manager
EIASM - PLACE DE BROUCKÈRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 69 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: cristina.setyar@eiasm.be