Praxes of Academic Activism: Exploring Pluralities and Perspectives

Tony Wall, Sarah Robinson, Carole Elliott, Maribel Blasco, Annemette Kjærgaard, Jamie Callahan, Tali Padan, Rasmus Bergmann

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Abstract

Track workshop. The performative imperatives of being and becoming a business school academic in contemporary neoliberalcircumstances are fraught with critiques and contestations, especially when set against intense and urgent calls to address global scale,societal and climacticcrises. Within this context, there isa plurality of ways in which academicsattempt to challenge, resist, and de-construct in order to re-construct possibilities for futures which embody sustainable sensitivities and action. However, the literature has not yet documented this plurality, so this workshop aims to collate and map the alternative praxes of academicactivism, that is, the different perspectives and possibilities of how theory-practice is imbricated and expressed in practice. This participatoryworkshop invitesand welcomesa range of scholarsto experiment and explore the praxes of academic activismin a supportive environment, and consider future individual and collaborative agendas and acts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBAM2019 Proceedings : Building and Sustaining High Performance Organisations during Uncertain Times
Number of pages5
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBritish Academy of Management
Publication date2019
Article number132
ISBN (Print)9780995641327
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventBritish Academy of Management Corporate Governance Conference. BAM 2019 - Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Sep 20195 Sep 2019
https://www.bam.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=3502

Conference

ConferenceBritish Academy of Management Corporate Governance Conference. BAM 2019
LocationAston University
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityBirmingham
Period03/09/201905/09/2019
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Wall, T., Robinson, S., Elliott, C., Blasco, M., Kjærgaard, A., Callahan, J., Padan, T., & Bergmann, R. (2019). Praxes of Academic Activism: Exploring Pluralities and Perspectives. In BAM2019 Proceedings: Building and Sustaining High Performance Organisations during Uncertain Times [132] British Academy of Management. https://www.bam.ac.uk/sites/bam.ac.uk/files/contribution132.pdf