The Practices of Ethnography in Business and Management Studies From Fieldwork to Deskwork to Film-Making (F2F)

Date(s) - 19/07/2022 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Kings Manor


The Practices of Ethnography in Business and Management Studies: From Fieldwork to Deskwork to Film-Making

Tuesday 19 July 2022, King’s Manor, University of York, United Kingdom

At this event, we will be hosting four book panels together with authors of important recent ethnographies to discuss each ethnography. The event will conclude with a keynote lecture on ethnography by Professor Fabian Muniesa. The event is open and free to attend but we have a limited number of seats available. Please register to secure your attendance by 1 July 2022 by emailing

Convenors Rita Davidson (University of Manchester), Professor John Hassard (University of Manchester), Professor Leo McCann (University of York), Dr Dean Pierides (Newcastle University)
Co-convenors Dr Lindsay Hamilton (University of York), Dr Gemma Lord (Open University), Dr Sideeq Mohammed (University of Kent), Professor Damian O’Doherty (University of Liverpool)
Guest speakers


Professor Hannah Knox (University College London), Dr Bethan Loftus (Bangor University), Dr Mike Rowe (University of Liverpool), Assistant Professor Linda Tallberg (Hanken School of Economics)
Keynote speaker Professor Fabian Muniesa (CSI-Mines ParisTech)

Tuesday 19 July 2022

10am – 10:30am Opening from convenors Leo McCann, Dean Pierides, Rita Davidson, John Hassard
10:30am – 11:30am Book discussion panel Lindsay Hamilton, Linda Tallberg
11:30am – 12pm Coffee break  
12pm – 1pm Book discussion panel Damian O’Doherty, Sideeq Mohammed
1pm – 2pm Lunch  
2pm – 3pm Book discussion panel Leo McCann, Bethan Loftus, Mike Rowe
3pm – 4pm Book discussion panel Hannah Knox, Dean Pierides
4pm – 4:30pm Coffee break  
4:30pm – 6pm Keynote lecture Fabian Muniesa
Closing from convenors Leo McCann, Dean Pierides, Rita Davidson, John Hassard

Ethnographies that will be discussed by the members of the panels

Hamilton, L., & Taylor, N. (2017). Ethnography after humanism: Power, politics and method in multi-species research. New York: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

Knox, H. (2020). Thinking like a climate: Governing a city in times of environmental change. Durham: Duke University Press.

Loftus, B. (2019). Normalizing covert surveillance: the subterranean world of policing. The British Journal of Sociology, 70(5), 2070-2091.

McCann, L. (2022). The paramedic at work: A sociology of a new profession. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

O’Doherty, D. (2017). Reconstructing organization: The loungification of society. Palgrave Macmillan: London.

Pearson, G., & Rowe, M. (2020). Police street powers and criminal justice: regulation and discretion in a time of change. Oxford: Hart.