Sub-theme 59: Things Ain't What They Used to Be: Objects, Relations, Materiality

Dean Pierides, University of Melbourne, Australia
Jon Roffe, University of Melbourne, Australia
Stephen Linstead, University of York, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, C1-6
Object-oriented Ontology
Chair: Dean Pierides, Jon Roffe & Stephen Linstead
Emmanuel Bonnet
« Slowing things down »: Practising ontology beyond the process-object divide
Paavo Järvensivu
Regaining a sense of objects: Findings from artistic-scientific organisations
Frederik Larsen
Objects and use: Analysing valuation in secondhand organizations
This session will begin with an introduction by the convenors.
Session II: Thursday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, C1-6
Finance and Markets
Chair: Nicholas Barthel de Weydenthal
Jon Roffe
The concept of the assemblage and the case of markets
Maurizio Floris, David S. Grant and Leanne Cutcher
Calculative devices as boundary objects in an acquisition discourse
Jochen Runde and Nina Seega
Continued use of technological objects in spite of their failure to perform: an illustrative case of stress testing
Joeri Mol and Marc Lenglet
A sorry state: Regulating algorithmic markets
Session III: Thursday, July 03, 16:00 to 17:30, C1-6
Bodies and Instruments
Chair: Marc Lenglet
Géraldine Paring, Stéphan Pezé and Isabelle Huault
The cyborgization of organizations: Entanglement between objects, bodies and discourses in identity regulation processes.
Norman Crump and Yvonne Latham
A longitudinal analysis of the role of a triage system in the organizing of an Accident and Emergency (A&E) department
Attila Bruni
Flirting with objects and technologies, performing organization
Thomas Østerlie
Material shifts: Digitalization and the transformation of work and organizing in the offshore petroleum industry
Session IV: Friday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, CB-2
Material Semiotics I
Chair: Maurizio Floris
Toni-Matti Karjalainen and Fernando Pinto Santos
Brands, materiality, and organizational ordering
Mollie Painter-Morland
Relational leadership as material patterning: the challenge and opportunity of habit
Conor Horan, John Finch and Emma Reid
The performativity of objects: The sociomaterial role of 'imaginal others'.
Yves Habran, Klaus-Peter Schulz and Mike Zundel
Movements in/of space and development of learning The case of a packaging company
Session V: Friday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, CB-2
Chair: Stephen Linstead & Jon Roffe
Mark Egan
Rhythm, hue and stinking glue: A study of vibrant matter
Dean Pierides and Nicholas de Weydenthal
Nature in organization studies
Pasi Heikkurinen, Timo Järvensivu, Jenny Rinkinen, Toni Ruuska and Kristoffer Wilén
Object-oriented ecosophy: An ontological outline for ecocentric organisation theory
PS: The first paper in this session has been moved from Session VI to here.

This session will conclude with a discussion on the progress of the sub-theme to this point.
Session VI: Saturday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, C1-6
Media and Sense
Chair: Joeri Mol
Hugo Letiche and Jean-Luc Moriceau
From Jazz to Junkspace
Isabelle Né and Raffi Duymedjian
Bricolage as artefactual joke: How humor can become a vector of ingenuity acceptance
Armin Beverungen
'Organizing without organizations'? How organization exists after networks
Session VII: Saturday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, C1-6
Material Semiotics II
Chair: Jon Roffe, Steve Linstead & Dean Pierides
François-Xavier de Vaujany and Nathalie Mitev
An historical perspective on information, organizing and materiality: From medieval cathedrals to the Macy Conferences
Lara Pecis
Towards a new relationality of the non/human in innovation
Mette Mogensen
Worker Well-being in a Bike: Re-engaging with 'The Work Task' and a Socio-Technical Perspective in Organization Theory
This session will end with closing comments by the convenors.