Conferences, Conference Streams and Workshops I have co-organised


2014-2015: ESRC-funded seminar series on ‘The Future of Our Food’ with 4 seminars organised so far; for details see

2015: ‘Towards a critical political economy of organization’, conference stream at Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Leicester, 8-10 July.


2014: ‘Renewable Energy Activism’, event organised together with Annika Skoglund and Harvie Agnew, University of Essex, Essex Sustainability Institute, 4 November.

2014: ‘The political economy of organization’, conference stream at Laemos, Havana, Cuba, 2-5 April.

2013 – 2014 Essex Sustainability Institute events

Organiser of several Essex Sustainability Institute events (, including:

  • ‘Can Local Food Make Us Feel Better?’, 29 January 2014
  • ‘Nine Billion’, 22 November 2013
  • ‘Banana Land: Blood, Bullets and Poison’, 22 October 2013
  • ‘Development and Change in India’, 27 September 2013
  • ‘Apocalypse Soon? From Ecocide to Misericordia to the End of the World’, 21 May 2013
  • ‘Living on the edge: Perspectives on Sustainability in Peri-Urban India’, 19 March 2013
  • ‘Econics: A radical ecosystem-based approach’, 12 March 2013
  • ‘Towards Sustainable Development: Insights from Property Economics’, 5 March 2013
  • ‘Is there merit in trying to reframe the concept of sustainable development’, 26 February 2013
  • ‘Solar panel project for the Lower Kolyma region’ 19 February 2013
  • ‘Green-growth: Foundations and Challenges’, 12 February 2013
  • ‘The Subtle Transition from ‘being in’ to ‘being on’ the land 5 February 2013
  • ‘Separating Indigenous Peoples From Their Lands’, 23 January 2013
  • ‘Stakeholder participation: keys to success’, 15 January 2013


2013: ‘Critiques of International Development: Mining and the Extractive Industries’, conference stream at the 8th Critical Management Studies conference, July, Manchester.


2012: ‘Ecocultures 2012: Transitions to Sustainability’, An international conference at the University of Essex, 17th – 18th of April.


2011: ‘Free Work’, An ephemera conference, Berlin, Germany, 12-13 May 2011.

2011: ‘Encountering Sustainability’, 7th Critical Management Studies conference 11-13 July 2011, Naples, Italy.


2010: ‘Carbon Markets and their Future: A Social Science Perspective’, PhD workshop at the University of Hamburg, Germany, 10-12 November 2010.


2007: ‘Critical Management Studies (CMS) meets Ideology and Discourse Analysis (IDA)’, Centre for Theoretical Studies and the Department of Accounting, Finance and Management at the University of Essex, 30 April 2007.

2007: ‘Contesting The Knowledge Commons: Academia, War, Alternatives’, a workshop at the University of Essex, 21 March 2007.


2006: ‘The Praxis of Resistance and the Hegemony of Organisation’, co-organisation of a conference stream at the Brazilian Organization Studies conference, Bahia, Brazil, December 2006.

2006: ‘Returning to Dialectics? Towards a Critical Philosophy of Management’, co-organisation of a conference at the Essex Management Centre, University of Essex, 8-9 June 2006.


2005: ‘Capturing the Moving Mind: Management and Movement in the Age of Permanently Temporary War’, co-organisation of the first ephemera conference on the Trans-Siberian train (Moscow-Novosibirsk-Beijing), 10-20 September 2005.

2005: ‘Radical Theory Forum’, co-organisation of a seminar at the G8Alternatives conference, Edinburgh, July 2005.


2004: ‘Desiring Dissent: Bodies and/of/in Resistance’, co-organisation of a conference hosted by the Essex Management Centre, 5-6 May 2004.

2004: ‘The Art of Subversion’, co-organisation of a stream at the Art of Management and Organisation Conference, Paris, 7-10 September 2004.

2004: ‘Radical Theory Forum’, co-organisation of a conference at the 3rd European Social Forum in London in October 2004.


2003: ‘Organization/Literature: Beyond Equivalence and Antinomy’, co-organisation of a conference stream at the Critical Management Studies conference, Lancaster, UK, 7-9 July 2003.

2003: ‘Radical Theory Forum’, co-organisation of a seminar at the 2nd European Social Forum in Paris in November 2003.


2002: ‘Automobility’ conference co-organised at the Centre for Social Theory & Technology at Keele University, UK, 8-10 September 2002.

2002: ‘Silence is (not) Sexy: Organising Sound and Silence’, co-organiser of a conference stream at the 18th EGOS Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain, 3-6 July 2002.