programme

Please download the conference programme here (updated 13 August 2015).
 

Tuesday 18 August 2015

Venue: Aalborg University, Kroghstraede 3, 9220 Aalborg East

9:00-17:30 PhD workshop [separate programme sent to registered participants]
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.117)

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16:30-17:30 Conference registration opens
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside rooms 3.117/3.115)
17:30-18:30 Welcome reception (snacks and wine/soft drinks)
(venue: Kroghstrade 3, outside rooms 3.117/3.115)



Wednesday 19 August 2015

9:00-10:00 Conference registration (cont.)
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside room 1.104 (the auditorium))
10:00-10:15 Conference opening: Welcome address by Head of Dept. Marianne Rostgaard, Dept. of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University and Conference Chair Lise-Lotte Holmgreen, Aalborg University
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 1.104)
10:15-11:15 Keynote presentation: Mats Alvesson (professor, Lund University, Sweden, and, part-time, University of Queensland, Australia/Cass Business School, London. Visiting Obel Professor at Aalborg University): The triumph of emptiness. Grandiosity and zero-sum games in contemporary organizations and society.
Moderator: Lise-Lotte Holmgreen
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 1.104)
11:15-11:30 Coffee break
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside room 1.104 (the auditorium))
11:30-13:00 Paper presentations (two parallel tracks)
 

Track 1: Corporate & organisational discourse

Moderator: Inger Lassen 
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.117)

  11:30-12:00 Elisabeth Houe Thomsen. The responsible bank – convincing the customer that it’s no oxymoron in the wake of the financial crisis
  12:00-12:30 Birgitte Norlyk. Professional discourse at cross-purposes – Designer or entrepreneur
  12:30-13:00 Jochen Hoffmann. It’s still the media. How professionalism in corporate communication influences the prioritisation of organizational environments
 

Track 2: Health communication and discourse (1)

Moderator: Jeanne Strunck
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.115)

  11:30-12:00 Elisabet Sernbo. Ethnography and discourse analysis – understanding social work in a hospital setting
  12:00-12:30 Sven Hassler, Carina Kullgren, Monica Eriksson, Jan Winroth, Margaretha Herrman and Mona Wallin. Health promotive perspectives on sustainability in an organizational setting – a review of the theoretical and conceptual premises for processes of organizational development and change
13:00-14:00 Lunch (venue: Kroghstraede 3, canteen area)
14:00-17:00 Paper presentations (2 parallel tracks)
 

Track 3: Electronic/(social) media communication platforms (1)

Moderator: Elisabeth Houe Thomsen
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.115)

  14:00-14:30 Ana Kedveš. “Positive people backing bright ideas”: Legitimation strategies in online crowdfunding for human rights
  14:30-15:00 Lan Li. Investigating impoliteness in workplace emails by Chinese users of English: A corpus approach
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside rooms 3.115/3.117)
  15:15-15:45 Henrik Ladegaard Johannesen. Interconnectivity at work
  15:45-16:15 Aase Voldgaard Larsen and Anne Grethe Julius Pedersen. Corporate identity in a globalized world - A study of elements marking national identity in the cleantech industry
 

Track 4: Identity

Moderator: Lise-Lotte Holmgreen
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.117)

  14:00-14:30 Marianne Ditlevsen and Peter Kastberg. On the discursive construction of employee identity from a critical perspective; a project outline
  14:30-15:00 Saeedeh Shafiee Nahrkhalaji. Constructing professional identity within workplace through humor: A study of women faculty members in Iran
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside rooms 3.115/3.117)
  15:00-15:30 Hanna Sofia Rehnberg. Media images of the Swedish Transport Administration
  15:45-16:15 Nataliya Thell. ”How old are you?”: The interactional co-construction of age-identity in a psychotherapeutic radio conversation
17:30-18:30

Guided walk in downtown Aalborg: (free of charge – registration necessary)

Art and history of the Town of our Lady [Fruebyen].The theme of this one-hour walk is the history and the art of Fruebyen/the Noerregade neighborhood in central Aalborg - the place where peasants previously stabled their horses and made their purchases at the merchants’ houses. We will look at the art of, among others, Erik Heide, Henrik Voldmester, and Otto Evans while the guide will talk about the neighborhood's history. The tour ends at Lange Kunsthåndværk (a handicraft gallery/shop), located in a 200-year-old 4-winged farm, formerly a blacksmith’s farm. Here, the Lange family will show us around in their gallery and sculpture garden and talk about the work in the ceramics and glass workshop.



Thursday 20 August 2015

9:30-10:30 Keynote presentation: Nana Balle (Head of Global Internal Communication, Arla Foods): More than churning out messages: orchestrating internal communication in a global dairy cooperative.
Moderator: Jeanne Strunck
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 1.104)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside room 1.104)
11:00-12:30 Paper presentations (two parallel tracks)
 

Track 5: (Higher) education and educational discourse

Moderator: Rita Cancino
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.117)

  11:00-11:30 Kate Sikerbol. Dissent in the workplace
  11:30-12:00 Katerina Zabrodska, Jiri Mudrak and Katerina Machovcova. From academic oligarchy to market exploitation? Destructive organizational cultures in transforming higher education
  12:00-12:30 Ann Starbæk Bager, Anders Horsbøl and Martin Mølholm. The Danish school reform: A methodological framework for the discursive study and development of participatory plurivocal practices
 

Track 6: Electronic/social media communication platforms (2)

Moderator: Jochen Hoffmann
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.115)

  11:00-11:30 Lise-Lotte Holmgreen. Jensen is Jensen, or is he?: A study of public opinion, social media and organisational crisis
  11:30-12:00 Tamar Lazar. Crossing organizational boundaries: Employee unionization Facebook pages
  12:00-12:30 Brian Due and Simon Lange. Videobased reflection on team interaction (the ViRTI-method)
13:00-14.00 Lunch
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, canteen area)
14:00-16:15 Paper presentations (2 tracks)
 

Track 7: Health communication and discourse [identity] (2)

Moderator: Anders Horsbøl
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.115)

  14:00-14:30 Tania Fahey Palma. Constructing professional identity in healthcare contexts: An examination of occupational therapy interactions
  14:30-15:00 Lotte Evron. Struggling discourses of healthy aging and biomedical treatment discourses in the geriatric domain in Denmark
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside rooms 3.115/3.117)
  15:15-15:45 Charlotte Marie Bisgaard Nielsen. The practices of competing discourses revised
  15:45-16:15 Jeanne Strunck and Inger Lassen. Patient identity in health care legislation
 

Track 8: Language and communication

Moderator: Anne-Grethe Julius Pedersen
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.117)

  14:00-14:30 Isabel Suditsch. Communication in transdisciplinary cooperation
  14:30-15:00 Janne Stahl. Interplay of business strategy and communication strategy in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
15:00-15:15 Coffee break (venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside rooms 3.115/3.117)
  15:15-15:45 Tatiana Shutova. The “scientific” terrorist and the “rhetorical” terrorist – different or alike?
19:00-

Conference dinner at Scheelsminde restaurant
(venue: BEST WESTERN Scheelsminde, Scheelsmindevej 35, DK-9200 Aalborg SV)

Bus from Aalborg city centre to the restaurant: - 18:31: Take Bus no. 1L towards Godthåb from Østerågade (or departure form the main bus station at 18:38). Ask the driver to drop you off at Mariendal Mølle (Hobrovej). There is a 450m walk to the restaurant from the bus stop. Arrival at: 18:52.



Friday 21 August 2015

9:30-10:30 Keynote presentation: Srikant Sarangi (professor, Aalborg University): The ethos and ethics of professional communication practice: Towards a translational research agenda.
Moderator: Inger Lassen
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 1.104)
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside room 1.104)
10:45-12:15 Paper presentations (1 track)
 

Track 9: Culture and intercultural competence

Moderator: Aase Voldgaard Larsen
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 3.117)

  10:45-11:15 Luisa Winkler and Ansgar Zerfass. Strategy and organizational culture: Conceptualizing the interplay of key concepts in communication
  11:15-11:45 Felix Steffan. The instruction of writing in the context of corporate culture
  11:45-12:15 Hadina Habil. Intercultural communication in higher education: a case study
12:15-12:30 Summing up/End of conference
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, room 1.104 (the auditorium))
12:30-13:15 Sandwich lunch
(venue: Kroghstraede 3, outside rooms 3.115/3.117)

 

Contact

Conference Chair Marlene Spanger     
Conference Co-Chair/COST Action Prospol Chair Isabel Crowhurst

Conference secretary Julie Skibsted Larsen

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