Call for Applications5th Paper Development Workshop in Organization and Management Studies for PhD Students and Early Career Scholars in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE), June 11-12, 2020.

Local organizer: European University in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sponsored by the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Organization Studies (OS), and Organization Theory (OT), in collaboration with the OMT Division of the Academy of Management

Submission deadline: January 25, 2020.

This joint Paper Development Workshop (PDW) of EGOS, OMT, Organization Studies, and Organization Theory seeks to provide developmental opportunities for advanced PhD students and early career scholars who are based in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE), engaging in research in the field of organization and management studies (from a social science tradition). The PDW will help participants develop their research and academic writing skills. It also seeks to increase participants’ awareness of the requirements, expectations, and procedures involved in the review processes at top peer-reviewed academic journals through presentations and first-hand discussion with established scholars and editors of journals such as Organization Studies and Organization Theory.

The workshop is free of charge and meals are provided. The local organizing team will recommend hotels in different price categories. A limited number of travel grants will be offered to cover at least part of the cost for travel and accommodation for participants who need it and who cannot obtain (sufficient) funding from their home institutions. Please indicate in your application if you would like to be considered for financial support (max. € 300.00) and confirm, in this case, that you have no or only limited funding from your home institution.

To apply for this PDW, please submit a brief motivation letter explaining why you think you are a good candidate for this workshop, how you will benefit, and how the workshop fits your research interests and current stage of career. In your submission, please also include an extended abstract (max. 2,000 words) of an unpublished manuscript that you wish to develop further during the workshop. The abstract should include an explanation as to the purpose of the paper, the theoretical background and, for empirical papers, the methodological approach.

Applications should be sent as a single PDF file to Katerina Guba (, using the subject line ‘CESEE 2020’.

Deadline for submission: January 25, 2020
Notification of acceptance: February 5, 2020
Deadline for submission of the full paper for the PDW (in case of acceptance): May 25, 2020

Call for applications (pdf).