Looking back on the 10th Sociology of Conventions Workshop in Innsbruck

Guillemette de Larquier, Kenneth Horvath, Lisa Knoll, Rainer Diaz-Bone, Julia Brandl

From April 26-27, 2019, the 10th Sociology of Conventions Workshop with the topic “Conventions@Work” took place at University of Innsbruck. Together with Bianca Schoenherr, Katharina Zangerle provides a summary of key discussion points of the workshop over at the blog “Économie des conventions“:

Variety in regard to disciplines (e.g., Sociologist, Economists, Historians), origin (e.g., France, Switzerland, Germany, France and Austria), empirical interests (e.g., from migration, health, the digital, social policy, science, farming, to intellectual property regulations and information security…), but connected through the common theoretical perspective, characterized the audience composed of about 35 scientists. Besides, it was the workshops format, which allowed the presenters adequate time (45 minutes) to make clear their arguments and respond to the assigned discussants’ and audiences’ responses of different sorts, that triggered the discussion. The following overview serves to communicate current developments in the community, but makes no account to be complete.

Read the full blog post here.