The International Relational Research Network is hosting the third international symposium on research from a relational perspective, September 25 -26, 2018. This research symposium will be virtual and online. Individuals and groups from around the world are invited to participate. Keynotes will be translated (English/Spanish), small group conversations will be single language (English or Spanish). The symposium will take place both synchronous (live online -
We will be focusing on conversations about the challenges and opportunities of doing research from relational perspectives in different settings, such as academia, communities, indigenous communities, and organizations.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 10:00 am–2:30 pm EDT/NY time
Inspiration from the [polyphonic novel] genre open[s] up a kind of “listening writing”: an embodied and prospective form of writing that questions the traditional role of plot, because it calls for a letting go of predesigned structures. Instead, it suggests a writing driven by the interplay of voices, curiosity, and openness to the next possible word. Writing matters and, in particular, “unfinalizable” writing practices, in which the author tries not to be the final mediator of meaning, can enrich organization studies.
Log in to the Zoom platform by 9:50 am New York time. Check your mic and sounds. When you log in, be sure to NAME yourself, and before your name, please put an “S” for Spanish speaking group, or an “E” for the English-speaking group.
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Reflections from Day 1 – Josep Segui and Rocio Chavest
10:15 – 11:15 Keynote 4 – Carolyn Ellis and Jenny Helin - Doing Relational Research: Compassionate and Collaborate Interviewing/Dialogic and Evocative Writing
11:15 – 12:00 Small groups breakouts (same language groups)
12:00 – 12:15 Break (Stay connected to Zoom, just take a short break to get a drink, etc.)
12:15 – 1:30
Keynote 5 – Harlene Anderson and Saliha Bava (IJCDP), Gail Simon (Murmurations), Ron Chenail, Dan Wulff, and Sally St. George (TQR) - Editors' Wisdom: What Everyone Ought To Know About How To Publish Relational Research
1:30 – 1:45 Small group breakouts (same language groups)
1:45 – 2:30 Continuing Conversations and Insights – Paloma Torres and Rocio Chaveste
What’s next, how to continue participating? And come to Cancun!