Business & Society Seminar 2018 – Call for contributions

The Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility of the University of Mannheim Business School is hosting the 8th edition of the Business and Society Research Seminar for PhD students and emerging scholars on June 20-22, 2018.

The objective of this two-day “Business and Society Research Seminar” (formerly “CSR Research Seminar”) is to bring together doctoral students, emerging scholars, and more experienced academics to present and discuss their research projects and receive feedback. During this year’s seminar, commonalities as well as differences in each other’s research approaches and themes will be explored in an inspiring, sociable, and convivial academic setting.
Similarly to previous editions of the seminar, the two-day research event will be composed of plenary, thematic, and workshop sessions dedicated to research methodology and publication strategy. Furthermore, an emphasis will be put on collaboration and dialogue with practitioners.

This year’s keynote speakers will be Andrew Crane, Professor of Business and Society as well as Director of the Center for Business Organizations and Society at the University of Bath School of Management, and Sankar Sen, Lawrence and Carol Zicklin Professor of Corporate Integrity and Governance at Baruch College, focusing on the main theme of this 2018 edition: “The Transformation towards Sustainable Business: Empowering Stakeholders for Sustainable Innovation, Production, and Consumption.”

More information about the event and applications requirements and deadlines is available in the Call for Contributions

Business & Society Seminar 2018 – Call for Contributions

Submissions deadline: February 11, 2018

Organizing institutions
This year’s seminar is hosted by the Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Mannheim Business School in collaboration with the Louvain CSR Network of the LouRIM Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations (Belgium), University of Namur (Belgium), Audencia Business School (France), IÉSEG Center for Organizational Responsibility (ICOR) at IÉSEG School of Management (France), and ICHEC Brussels Management School (Belgium).