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GEN Spotlight on Intersectionality: 2019 Webinar and ThinkSpace

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GEN members and associates are focusing this year on developing and sharing knowledge within our learning communities on the black feminist topic of intersectionality.

To this end, we will be hosting a webinar on 10 May followed by a 2-day ‘ThinkSpace’ event at Newcastle University on 15-16 May. Details are as follows.

WEBINAR: Friday, 10th May, 12-1pm (GMT)

ISBE’s Gender and Enterprise Network (GEN) Special Interest Group is pleased to present this webinar on Intersectionality Theory. Introduced by Dr Natalia Vershinina, our three expert speakers will guide delegates through the theory of intersectionality and its practical implications for organisations, entrepreneurship and well-being. The webinar is presented in partnership with ECSB, the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Speakers:

Dr Angela Martinez Dy,Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Loughborough University London – Introduction to intersectionality theory

Dr Jenny K Rodriguez,Senior Lecturer in Employment Studies, The University of Manchester – Intersectionality in the study of organisations

Jennifer Agwunobi,Loughborough University London – Relationships between intersectionality, entrepreneurship and well-being

ECSB/ISBE webinars are open to both ECSB and ISBE members. To become an ECSB member and join the ECSB community visit http://www.ecsb.org/shop/ .To join ISBE visit https://isbe.org.uk/about-us/how-to-join/

https://isbe.org.uk/gen-webinar-may19/  link to register for the Webinar

Please feel free to forward this email to everyone within your institutions or within your professional network. We encourage you to hold Webinar parties and look forward to your attendance, questions and contributions!

THINKSPACE: 15-16 May 2019

ISBE’s Gender and Enterprise Network (GEN) Special Interest Group is pleased to offer a Think Space on Intersectionality hosted by Newcastle University Business School.

Building on the Intersectionality webinar on 10th May, the Think Space will:
• Explore the origins of intersectionality
• Share recent intersectional research inside and outside of the entrepreneurship field
• Provide a space for delegates to identify and surface intersectionality within their own research
• Explore the practical implications for conducting intersectional research and its importance to entrepreneurship.

Speakers:

Prof Laura Galloway, Professor of Business & Enterprise, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University
“Poverty and enterprise: revisiting social class through the lens of intersectionality”.

Prof Peter Hopkins, Professor of Social Geography and University Dean of Social Justice, School of Geography Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University
‘Intersectionality and place: race, migration and the body’

Dr Angela Martinez Dy, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Loughborough University London

Dr Jenny K Rodriguez, Senior Lecturer in Employment Studies, The University of Manchester

Further speakers to be confirmed

Posters 

Doctoral students and Early Career Researchers are invited to submit a poster presentation based on their developing intersectional work. There will be opportunity for informal discussion and feedback during the ‘Think Space’. Please email your posters to info@isbe.org.uk by 6th May 2019.

Cost

The cost of the event includes attendance for both days including hospitality for both days (lunch and refreshments) and an evening meal on Wednesday 15th May.

• Doctoral Students £65
• Early Career Researchers £85
• ISBE Members £100
• Non ISBE Members £120

Registration

To register for the Think Space, please visit here.

NB: Accommodation, breakfast and additional drinks at the dinner are at delegates own expense. If you would like assistance sourcing accommodation please visit https://www.newcastlegateshead.com/accommodation

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GEN Confreat attendees win Best Paper Awards at the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference

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Dr Angela Carradus receiving award for  Best Paper in Family Business track

Congratulations to GEN members and Confreat attendees, Dr Angela Carradus, Nermin Elkafrawi and Annie Roos, who won best paper awards at last week’s ISBE conference in Birmingham.

Angela’s paper, titled ‘Creating a Copreneurial drama: Looking through a dramaturgical lens to interpret copreneurial start-up’, won best paper in the Family Business conference track.

Nermin and Annie’s paper, written with colleagues from the University of Huddersfield,  won the Best Early Career Research paper. Their paper was titled ‘Strong structuration theory: A way to further conceptualize entrepreneurship research’.

All three attended this year’s GEN confreat in Denmark, organised by Professor Helle Neegaard and developed these winning papers while they were there.

We are really pleased that they have been recognised and to have played some part in their success.

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Nermin Elkafrawi receiving award for Best Early Career Researcher Paper

Paper published on the creation and development of GEN

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GEN committee members Angela Dy, Sally Jones and Natalia Vershinina have recently published a paper in Gender, Work and Organization, which outlines the drivers of GEN and the history behind our network.

NAtalia Sally and Anglea with best paper prizes ISBE 2016Natalia, Sally and Angela at the 2016 ISBE conference in Paris

The paper, “We were fighting for our place”: Resisting gender knowledge regimes through feminist knowledge network formation is available to read here: https://rdcu.be/6AMD