APROS 15 – “Re-covering Organizations”
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APROS15 will be held in Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo) from 15th to 17th February 2013
The call for stream conveners is open until 28 February 2012.
We have adjusted the call dates for APROS-15 to request abstracts by 29th July and confirmation of acceptance by 31st August.
Please email queries and abstracts of 400 words to the contacts indicated for each stream.
The theme for 2013 was first discussed at the end of 2010 with the prospect of the European economies entering a similar period of stagnation which has been experienced by Japan as the ‘lost decade’ reflecting the need to share new understandings of organisations, economics, and demographics.
The events of March 2011 have shown the world both the vulnerability and resilience of advanced industrial societies. Japan’s response to natural disaster prompts us to consider a range of social and organisational responses which will be demanded a century by the need for climate change mitigation.
By going back to the existing coverage of organisations in the literature and revising it, perhaps in light of the current crisis of capitalism.
Recovering forgotten and neglected past accounts such as O’Connor on The Fiscal Crisis of the State and Habermas on Legitimation Crisis.
The organisers welcome proposals for streams which reflect or develop the above concerns, or which offer additional interpretations of the conference theme.
Please forward proposals or ideas you’d like to discuss toMasatoshi Fujiwara email@example.com Stephen Little firstname.lastname@example.org
Hitotsubashi is one of the premier universities in the Greater Tokyo metropolitan area, specialising in the humanities and social sciences.
It is situated in Kunitachi, west of central Tokyo and easily accessed by the JR Chuo line which connect with the both the circular Yamanote line and the Narita airport express at Shinjuku.
A wide range of accommodation is available in Tachikawa, a short train ride towards Tokyo from the Hitotsubashi campus.