Sub-theme 33: Civil Society in the Age of Disruption

Filip Wijkström, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Michael Meyer, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Kari Steen-Johnsen, Institute for Social Research, Norway
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:45, H-B21
Setting the Scene: It is all about Society
Chair: Michael Meyer
Elisabeth S. Clemens
Nationalizing reciprocity: Aligning charity and citizenship in the American nation-state
Martha Reuter and Filip Wijkström
Victors write history: Reflections on the political actorhood of civil society organizations
Convenors' Welcome:
Who does disrupt? Who is disrupted? Considerations about CSOs and their role(s) in society
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, H-B21
Business and Civil Society. A Perfect Match or Unlikely Bedfellows?
Chair: Filip Wijkström
Stig Linde
The parish in the audit society
Sofia Altafi
Surviving by being business-like? Determinants of legitimacy in the Indian microfinance sector
Heidi Herlin
Cross-sector collaboration and its impact on non-profit organizational legitimacy
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, H-B21
Government: Partnership or Control? Government Relations and Governance Revisited
Chair: Kari Steen-Johnsen
Karin Kreutzer and Claus D. Jacobs
Balancing coaching and control in CSO governance – A paradox perspective on board behavior
Philippe Eynaud and Damien Mourey
New control-based mechanisms for public funding in France: Which consequences for civil society organizations (CSOs) in social services?
Erik Sjöstrand
How does governmental grants affect the structure of civil society organizations?
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 11:00, H-B21
So, we are all becoming managers now: Managerialization of Civil Society
Chair: Michael Meyer
Johan Hvenmark
The Swedish union of tenants and the balanced scorecard: Exploring the borderlands between civil society and market
Martin Steinbereithner, Florentine Maier and Michael Meyer
Stirred or shaken? How does managerialism enter the organizational mix?
Georg von Schnurbein
Transformations within civil society: The consequences of managerialism
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 16:00, H-B21
Legitimation & Institutionalization: Organizational Actors and Institutional Pressures
Chair: Gemma Donnelly-Cox
John Amis and Kari Steen-Johnsen
Pluralist logics and organizational responses: Status and power in processes of institutionalization
Stefan Einarsson
The revitalization of a popular movement: Case study research from Sweden
Patrik Zapata and María José Zapata Campos
How development ideas travel. Civil society organisations as intercultural translators
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, H-B21
Fields of Change, Organizational Accounts: Civil Society Organizations/Fields under Change
Chair: Kari Steen-Johnsen
Stella Semino
Exploring environmental-neighbourhood volunteering during the age of disruption
Malin Gawell
Civil society organizations as innovative challenger or adjustable follower? Renegotiating roles in the Swedish practice
Sheila Cannon and Gemma Donnelly-Cox
A hidden landscape? Finding and exploring the changing field of peacebuilding organisations
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, H-B21
- Group Discussion -
Chair: Filip Wijkström, Michael Meyer, Kari Steen-Johnsen and Gemma Donnelly-Cox
Group discussion, wrapping up, conclusions and future possibilities