Pre-Colloquium Post-Doctoral & Early Career Scholars Workshop 2023

Paths to a Meaningful Career

The pre-Colloquium Post-Doctoral & Early Career Scholars Workshop 2023 will take place on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, from 09:00 to 23:00 CEST [Central European Summer Time].
Please note that only accepted applicants are entitled to participate in this workshop!


University of Cagliari
Campus Economia [Business and Economics campus]
Via Sant’Ignazio 74 | 09123 Cagliari
Buildings: A and B

Please note!

Important information on the format and preparation for onsite and onsite participation as well as on the pairings can be found in a separate pdf file ---> Please click here.

To view the original Call for Applications (incl. Convenors), please click on the link at the end of this page.


09:00 – 09:30

SESSION 1 – Opening – Building A, room B
Moderators: Tammar B. Zilber and/or Mélodie Cartel
– Online participants will start at 09:30 and will have their own introduction activity later! –

09:45 – 10:30

SESSION 2, Part I – Varieties of Impact and Relevance: Behind the Scences of Different Career Paths – Building A, room B
Moderator: Tammar B. Zilber
– Online participants streaming! –

  • “Social Impact” (Johanna Mair, Hertie School Berlin, Germany)

  • “Impact through Social Media” (Thomas Roulet, University of Cambridge, UK)

  • “Impact through Community Building” (Markus Höllerer, UNSW Business School, Australia)

  • “Impact through Reviewing and Editing” (Claudia Gabbioneta, University of York, UK)

  • “Scholarly Impact” (Tina Dacin, Queen’s University, Canada)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

SESSION 2, Part II – Round Table Discussions – Building B, room A + breakout rooms
“Balancing Conflicting Demands (especially at a time of crisis)”
[3 rounds, 20 minutes each]

  • Group 1: “Varieties of impact (through theory, methods, research topic, teaching or communicating to a broader audience”
    Facilitator: Markus Höllerer, UNSW Business School, Australia

  • Group 2: “Stability vs mobility”
    Facilitator: Thomas Roulet, University of Cambridge, UK

  • Group 3: “Focus vs interdisciplinarity”
    Facilitator: Tina Dacin, Queen’s University, Canada

  • Group 4: “Center versus periphery (geographical north versus south, but also mainstream versus peripheral methodologies, publishing in A versus other journals)”
    Facilitator: Mélodie Cartel, UNSW Business School, Australia

  • Group 5: “Working for tenure vs working for impact”
    Facilitator: Johanna Mair, Hertie School Berlin, Germany

  • Group 6: “Career vs other interests/demands (family, community)”
    Facilitator: Claudia Gabbioneta, University of York, UK

  • Group 7: Virtual room with online participants
    Facilitator: Manuel Castriotta, University of Cagliari, Italy

Plenary summary from each table/room

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 15:00

SESSION 3 – Developing Identity and Voice: From Current to Aspired CV
– Building B, room A
Moderator: Mélodie Cartel; online coordinator: Manuel Castriotta

An interactive format. To view the pairing, please click here

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00

Keynote by Stefano Cucca – Building B, room A
“Social innovation and integration with the ‘MediterranEU – Youth Changing the World’ project”
---> Rumundu:
{together with the PhD Workshop; online participants streaming}

Moderator: Neil Pollock

20:00 – 23:00

Pre-Colloquium Dinner
ONLY for participants [= convenors, accepted applicants, faculty + invited guests] in the
(1) PhD Workshop and (2) Post-Doctoral & Early Career Scholars Workshop

Location: Il Ghetto | Via Santa Croce 18 | 09124 Cagliari

Convenors: Mélodie Cartel, Manuel Castriotta, Tammar B. Zilber