Invited panels and presentations

Selected chairs, co-chairs, and panels

  • Co-Chair of the Workshop on Identity and Organization at the Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association in Geneva, September 7-9, 2009. Partner: Lukas Scheiber, University of Stuttgart.
  • Co-Chair of the 3. International Conference on Indicators and Concepts of Innovation on “The Social Dimension of Innovation” in Prague, October 1-2, 2009. Corresponding chair: Karel Müller, Charles University Prague.
  • Co-Chair of the Session on Open Innovation, Closed Societies at the 39th IIS World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology in Yerevan, July 11-14, 2009. Partner: Jari Kaivo-oja, Turku School of Economics.

Selected attendances and presentations

  • Social theory above and beyond economy and society. A form-theoretical approach, paper to the 16th Annual Conference of International Social Theory Consortium (ISTC) in Innsbruck, Austria, May 24-26, 2017.
  • Organization and function. Next key factors in organization theory and practice, paper to the BSLab-SYDIC International Workshop, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, January 23-24, 2017.
  • Growth and function. A viral research program for deconomized organizations, paper to the Luhmann-Conference , the Luhmann-Conference Conflicting Systems – Observed With Social Systems Theory, Inter University Center Dubrovnik, September 14-19, 2015.
  • Paradox, tetralemma, un-/certainty. A form-theoretical call for the re-gamification of management and organization, paper to the General Conference Track Theory, Complexity, and Management Science at the 15th Annual EURAM Conference, Kozminski University Warsaw, June 17-20, 2015.
  • Before Method. Research and the design of surprise, workshop input and moderation at the 6th EURAM Early Career Colloquium, Jagiellonian University of Krakow, February 11-13, 2015.
  • The Unpopular Function. Testing the Economization of Society Hypothesis Against a Google Ngram View of Trends in Functional Differentiation (1800-2000), paper presented at the 7th International Days of Statistics and Economics, University of Economics, Prague, September 19-21, 2013.
  • The Multifunctional Organization. Two Cases for a Critical Update for Research Programs in Organization, paper presented at the 8th EIASM Colloquium on Organizational Change and Development, Vlerick Business School, Ghent, September 12-13, 2013.
  • Spot on Neglected Function Systems. Challenging Capitalism by Systemic Constellations, paper to the PDW Degrowth, Capitalism and the Role of Business at the 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, August 9-13, 2013.
  • 4th EURAM Early Career Colloquium, Vaduz, January 30 – February 1, 2013.
  • “The German Research Environment” (December 2010), presented at the road show of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on ‘Research in Germany’, Yerevan.
  • “How far can crowdsourcing go? On benefits and limits of joint open innovation projects between Russia and the European Union”, presented at the International Seminar Program on the ‘Cooperation between Russian and EU Country Scientists in Social Sciences and Humanities’ of the Russian Academy of Sciences 2008 in Moscow.
  • Innovation expert in the ‘Boosting African R&D: growing stronger, going global’ think tank at the ‘Science with Africa’ Conference 2008 of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA), Addis Ababa, 2008.