WIPCAD Lecture Series: Theorising knowledge, 01 February 2017, Potsdam

Dr. Elke Weik - University of Leicester, UK Dr. Barbara Grimpe - Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Wien / Graz, Austria

<link https: www.uni-klu.ac.at wiho inhalt up-external-link link im neuen fenster>Dr. Barbara Grimpe is a postdoc assistant at the Department of Science Communication and Higher Education Research at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt / Wien / Graz. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Konstanz, Germany, based on a multi-sited ethnography of public debt management with UNCTAD in Geneva/Switzerland, as well as Argentina, Indonesia and Burkina Faso. Since then she has worked on interdisciplinary projects conducting empirical research innovation (University of Oxford). Among other articles, she has published ‘New Global Visions of Microfinance: The construction of Markets from Indicators’ in: Richard Rottenburg, Merry Sally, Sung-Joon Park, and Johanna Mugler: The World of Indicators. The Making of Governmental Knowledge through Quantification. Cambridge University Press.

<link http: www2.le.ac.uk departments management people elke-weik up-external-link link im neuen fenster>Prof. Dr. Elke Weik is associate professor in Organisation Studies at the University of Leicester. She completed her PhD in organisation studies on theories of time, change and transformation in 1997 and her habilitation on structure, agency and novelty in organisation theory in 2008. In her own work, she employs organisation theories, social theories, and philosophical work on ontology and epistemology. She has published on a broad range of topics including, Institutional Theory, Economic Sociology and Process Theories in Organisation Studies. She has conducted empirical research on institutional logics in perinatal healthcare, the constitution of the German and English wine market and the establishment of the market for academic knowledge in the Middle Ages

 

"Theorising knowledge"

Dr. Elke Weik & Dr. Barbara Grimpe

Venue: University of Potsdam, Campus Griebnitzsee, room 3.06.S13

Date: 01 February 2017

Time: 14 - 16 c.t.

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