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23rd EGOS Colloquium 2007  

General Theme


Postdoctoral pre-colloquium workshop

PhD pre-colloquium workshop

Roland Calori Prize

EGOS Best Paper Award
EGOS Best Student Paper Award

Colloquium program

Sub-theme programs

Panel discussions


Organizational details

Registration and hotel reservation


City maps


 Sub-theme program


Sub-theme 12

From Waltz to Fusion? Globalizing 'Gender' and 'Ethnicity' in Organizational Relationships


Marta Calás
University of Massachusetts/Amherst, USA
Janne Tienari
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

Camilla Funck Ellehave
City of Copenhagen, Denmark




Session I: Thursday, July 5 – 11:00–12:30

Marta Calás, Janne Tienari and Camilla Funck Ellehave
Welcome and introduction

Anca Metiu and Otilia Obodaru
'She's one of the boys': Identity formation for women in the free/open source software community
Presenter: Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist

Session II: Thursday, July 5 – 14:00–15:30

Daphne Berry
Shouldn't we be discussing class?
Presenters: Susan Meriläinen and Saija Katila

Leena Piispa
Passing and crossing identities: From collective selves to individual sacrifices?
Presenters: Anca Metiu and Otilia Obodaru

Session III: Friday, July 6 – 9:00–10:30

Michele Gregory
Game Face: Masculinities, management and competitive sports
Presenter: Arthur Irigaray

Arthur Irigaray
Strike a pose and get onto the dance floor: The survival strategies of gay executives in homophobic organizations
Presenter: Rachana Patni

Session IV: Friday, July 6 – 11:00–12:30

Pasi Ahonen
Industrial shutdown and discursive realignments of gender, race and ethnicity in the global economy: A case from Finland
Presenter: Daphne Berry

Elen Riot and Eero Vaara
The battle of steel: A post-colonial reading of a cross-border merger
Presenter: Michele Gregory

Session V: Friday, July 6 – 13:45–15:15

Susan Meriläinen, Saija Katila and Janne Tienari
Does diversity management clash with gender equality? Some Finnish experiences
Presenters: Judith Pringle and Rachel Wolfgramm

Marcia Carvalho de Azevedo and Maria José Tonelli
Female work in Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay)
Presenter: Elen Riot

Session VI: Saturday, July 7 – 9:00–10:30

Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist and Alexander Styhre
Intersectionality as a perspective on diversity management practices
Presenter: Caroline Essers

Edwina Pio and Caroline Essers
Self-sustaining ethnic minority women: Constructing their identities within the post-colonial aftermath
Presenter: Pasi Ahonen

Session VII: Saturday, July 7 – 11:00–12:30

Rachana Patni
Underground 'organisational' dances: The green-room, the back-stage and the 'un-staged' performances
Presenters: Marcia Carvalho de Azevedo and Maria José Tonelli

Judith K. Pringle and Rachel Wolfgramm
So who is leading the dance? Cross-ethnic researcher partnerships
Presenter: Leena Piispa


Sub-theme wrap-up