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New Videos of the 16th symposium "The Role of Socio-Environmental Settings for Learning and Educational Attainment " (2017) online.

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Program of "Topographies and Topologies of Knowledge"

Wednesday, June 12
Thursday, June 13
Friday, June 14
Saturday, June 15

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

 

Welcome Address
Klaus Tschira, Klaus Tschira Stiftung gGmbH (Germany)

 

Welcome Address and Introduction to the Symposium
Johannes Glückler, Institute of Geography, University of Heidelberg (Germany)

 

Session 1: Network Evolution and Technology
Chair: Jörg Sydow, Department of Management, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)

 

The Coevolution of Innovative Ties and Technological Proximity
Uwe Cantner, Chair of Economic/Microeconomics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany)

Discussion

 

Atypical Knowledge and Scientific Impact
Brian Uzzi, Management and Organizations Department, Kellog School of Management (USA)

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

General Discussion (Session 1)

Closure

 

Thursday, June 13, 2013

 

Session 2: Knowledge Networks and Regional Clusters
Chair: Martin Kilduff, Department of Management Science and Innovation, University College London (UK)

 

Platforming for Pathbreaking? The Case of Regional Electromobility Initiativ
Jörg Sydow, Department of Management, Freie Universität Berlin, (Germany)

Discussion

 

Family Networks for Learning and Knowledge Creation in Developing Countries
Peng-Fei Li, East China Normal University, Shanghai (China)

Discussion      

Coffee Break

 

Collective Learning at the Intra- and Inter-Organizational Levels: Lessons from the Topology of Advice
Emmanuel Lazega, Department of Sociology at Sciences Po, Centre for the Sociology of Organizations, Paris (France)

Discussion 

 

General Discussion (Session 2)

Lunch

 

Session 3: Creativity and Learning in and between Places
Chair: Brian Uzzi, Management and Organizations Department, Kellogg School of Management (USA)

 

The Returns of External Linkages: Gatekeepers and Creativity in US Cities, 1990-2004
Stefano Breschi, Department of Management and Technology, Università Bocconi (Italy)

Discussion

 

Learning Between Swedish Municipalities
Christopher Ansell, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (USA)

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

General Discussion (Session 3)

Closure

 

Friday, June 14, 2013

 

Session 4: Networks of Interpersonal Opportunities
Chair: Nancy Ettlinger, Department of Geography, Ohio State University (USA)

 

Interpersonal Networks in Foreign Assignments and Intercultural Learning Processes
Erika Spieß, Department of Economic and Organizational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (Germany)

Discussion

 

No Crystal Ball: The Culture of Prediction at the Federal Reserve
Mitchel Abolafia, Department of Public Administration & Policy, University at Albany (USA)

Discussion

 

General Discussion (Session 4)

Lunch

 

Session 5: Institutions and Social Change
Chair: Peng-Fei Li, East China Normal University, Shanghai (China)

 

Jazz Field Evolution, 1930-1969: From Centralized to Decentralized Field
Charles Kirschbaum, Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Discussion

 

Economic Networks and Social Change: A Critical Normative Agenda
Nancy Ettlinger, Department of Geography, Ohio State University (USA)

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

General Discussion (Session 5)

Closure

 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

 

Session 6: Networks, Innovation and Careers
Chair: Mitchel Abolafia, Department of Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany (USA) )

 

Opportunities of the Periphery: Controversial Innovation in the Transnational Corporation 
Johannes Glückler, Institute of Geography, University of Heidelberg (Germany)

Discussion

 

Amplification and Correction of Celebrity Tie Bias: Coaching Affiliation and Career Progression in the National Football League.
Martin Kilduff, Department of Management Science and Innovation, University College London (UK)

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

Collaboration Dynamics and Knowledge Transfer in Innovation Networks: A Pre-specified Blockmodeling Analysis
Laura Prota, Department of Economics and Statistical Science, University of Salerno, Fisciano (Italy)

Discussion

 

Final Discussion (Session 6 & Perspectives on Future Research on Topographies and Topologies of Knowledge)

Lunch

 

End of the Symposium

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