Panel organization

International Conference & Panel Organisation (selection)

  • Panel Organizer (Convenors: Frans Kamsteeg & Harry Wels, Sierk Ybema (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam); Steven Robbins (Stellenbosch University); Juliette Koning (Oxford Brookes University): ‘Critical Investigative Ethnography in Organizations’. 12th Annual International Ethnography Symposium. The University of Manchester, 29th August – 1st September 2017.  
  • Panel organizer (with S. Ybema & M. van Hulst) Copenhagen Business School. Organizational Ethnography Long Shots and Close Ups. EGOS 2017.
  • Co-convenor of the 11th Organization Studies Summer Workshop, organized by Organization Studies theme: In search of new meanings in times of crisis: Re-imagining the spiritual and symbolic dimension of organizations and organizing. Mykonos. 2016  11th Organizational Studies Summer Workshop CFP
  • Panel organizer with Professor Jana Costas (Germany) at EGOS 2016 Naples, Italy: The Power of Organizational Ethnography. 2016.
  • Stream organiser. APROS/EGOS Conference: Organizational Ethnography and the Challenges of Social Space. CMOS (Centre for Management and Organisation Studies) UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia. 9-11 December 2015.

  • Invited workshop leader and organiser for the Organizational Learning and Knowledge Conference in Milan, March 2015.
  • Co-organiser of the Interdisciplinary International Conference on “Human Security@20: Past Experiences and Future Prospects”; Oxford Brookes University (HSS and Business School). 2014
  • Panel Organiser. Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2014 (University of Oxford, UK) Small and Medium Enterprises and Value Creation in Southeast Asia, March 2014.
  • Panel Organiser. Panel EGOS Colloquium (Helsinki, Finland): Organizational Anthropology and Ethnography: Culture, Context, and Camera.


  • Conference Organiser. Organiser International Conference Chinese Indonesian Businesses in the 21st Century: Historical and Contemporary Dynamics at Atma Jaya University Yogyakarta, Indonesia (with NIOD Amsterdam, NUS Business School Singapore). 2011.
  • Panel Organiser. Identity and Mobility in Southeast Asia; 5th International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS5); Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2007.
  • International Panel Organiser. “Diaspora Entrepreneurs: Religion, Ethnicity and Business Networks in Southeast Asia”; ICAS4; Shanghai, China. 2005