Entrepreneurship in Minority Groups SIG Launch

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Date: Thursday 9 May 2019, 1200-3.30

Location: The Innovation Centre [Mezzanine Lounge], De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH.

The newly-formed ISBE Entrepreneurship in Minority Groups Special Interest Group is pleased to announce its first event, aimed at all those whose research interests cover groups ‘outside the mainstream’, including ethnic minorities, refugees and migrants/diaspora, transnational, internally displaced, disabled, young people, those operating in the informal economy, hard-to-reach and understudied groups; and ‘intersectional’ combinations of these groups.

1200     Opening and lunch
1240     Professor David Rae, EMG SIG Co-Chair & Centre for Enterprise & Innovation, De Montfort University
1300     Professor Kiran Trehan, University of Birmingham and ISBE Deputy President & Vice-President for Research
1330     Plenary discussion: on the SIG aims, objectives & activities
1400     Professor Monder Ram, Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship, Aston Business School and ISBE Fellow
1430     Dr Tom Domboka, EMG SIG Co-chair & Track Chair, Birmingham City University
1500     End of formal proceedings, networking
1530     Close

To register, please visit https://isbe.org.uk/events/emg-launch/

The SIG aims are:

  • To facilitate knowledge exchange between researchers, academics, policymakers and the business community internationally
  • To provide space for the development of research ideas and collaboration between doctoral students, early career researchers to senior colleagues; and to aid the dissemination and publication of work of under-represented groups
    Its objectives are:
  • To promote research and knowledge networks and events which facilitate research, development and information exchange within and between minority groups.
  • To advance publication of excellent research in journals and other publications, through and beyond the annual conference track.
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