Research Events

Seminars and conferences for departmental Faculty and Research Students.

Upcoming Research Seminars 

 Watch this space for upcoming research seminars 

Past Research Seminars

The OB Research Seminar presents: 
'Beneath the Surface: Unveiling Backlash Effects of Diversity Progress in Organizations'

Time and Date: 12.30pm-2.00pm, Wednesday 3 July 
Location: MAR.4.12

Speaker: Professor Floor Rink,Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Audience: OB faculty & PhD students, ER/HR Faculty & PhD students

Please contact Leah Murray, at, for more information.

The ISI Research Seminar presents: 
'Values work in IT-enabled change-as-renewal: An illustration in the context of electronic medical records'

Time and Date: 11.00am-1.00pm, Tuesday 25 June
Location: MAR.4.12 and Online (Zoom
Speaker: Professor Andrew Burton-Jones, School of Business, University of Queensland, Australia

Audience: ISI faculty group

Please contact Leah Murray, at, for more information.

The OB Research Seminar presents: 
'Managing the boundaries between pain and profession: a study of senior leaders with depression and anxiety'

Time and Date: 12.30pm-2.00pm, Tuesday 25 June
Location: MAR.5.21
Speaker: Professor Sally Maitlis, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, UK

Audience: OB faculty & PhD students, ER/HR Faculty & PhD students

Please contact Leah Murray, at, for more information.

The OB Research Seminar presents: 
'Beyond Unreasonable Doubt: Helping Those Struggling with the Impostor Phenomenon'

Time and Date: 12.30pm-2.00pm, Wednesday 19 June
Location: TBC
Speaker: Dr Jeff Bednar, Brigham Young University

Audience: All groups in the Department of Management.

Please contact Ninja Janardhanan, at, for more information.

MG500 presents:
'Generative AI Can Harm Educational Outcomes'

Time and Date: 11.00am-1.00pm, Tuesday 11 June
Location: SAL G.01 and Online (Zoom
Speaker: Dr Alp Sungu, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Topic: Generative AI. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to revolutionize how humans work, and has already demonstrated promise in significantly improving human productivity. However, a key remaining question is how generative AI affects learning, namely, how humans acquire new skills as they perform tasks. This kind of skill learning is critical to long-term productivity gains, especially in domains where generative AI is fallible and human experts must check its outputs. 

Audience: ISI (MG500) faculty and research students are prioritised, other DoM colleagues and PhD students are welcome.

Please contact Aaron Cheng,  at, if you would like to attend in person.

The OB Research Seminar presents: 
'When Breaking the Law Gets You the Job: Evidence from the Electronic Dance Music Community'

Time and Date: 12.30pm-2.00pm, Tuesday 11 June
Location: SAL G.01
Speaker: Dr Amandine Ody-Brasier, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Audience: All groups in the Departments of Management and Sociology.

Please contact Xu Li, at, for more information.

 ISI Post Colloquium Junior Research Event

Time and Date: 8.30am-1.00pm, Wednesday 5 June
Location: PAR 1.09

Topic: This post-colloquium gathering will give space for diving into the research and intellectual interests of junior scholars in our field. The day addresses digitalization, interfacing and their Impacts in two sessions. One, where junior scholars in the Information Systems Group at the LSE, provide a series of short scholarly talks. The second is a panel discussion with invited scholars, which revolves around questions junior scholars deem relevant. A more detailed agenda will be available shortly.

Audience: ISI Faculty & Research Students

Please contact Ellie Fleming, at for more information.

Upcoming PhD Events

  Watch this space for upcoming PhD events

Past PhD Events

Talk to an ERHR alum: Elisa Pannini

Time and Date: 1.00pm-2.30pm, Monday 24 June 
Location: TBC 
Speaker: Elisa Pannini

Topic: PhD in Employment Relations, with a thesis on labour market deregulation, its consequences, and the different approaches to protecting workers, with a focus on the most vulnerable.

Audience: PhD students 

Please contact Camilla Kennedy-Harper, at for more information.

 Mid-Career students coffee for experienced PhD students

Time and Date: 9.30-10.15am, Wednesday 5 June
Location: Details on Career Hub
Speaker: LSE Careers

Topic: PhD students who have more than 10 years’ work experience have different needs in terms of career progression and life after the PhD. This informal coffee catch up is another chance to meet some of your peers and join a facilitated careers discussion for people in your situation.

Audience: PhD students 

Please book via Career Hub

CVs in and outside academia: (PhDs and Research Staff)

Time and Date: 1.00pm-2.15pm, Thursday 13 June
Location: Details on Career Hub
Speaker: LSE Careers

Topic: In this online seminar we will look at how PhD students, Fellows and Researchers adapt their applications for jobs in and outside academia, including what employers expect to see in and how you can present yourself successfully at this stage of the recruitment process.

Audience: PhD students 

Please book via Career Hub

Upcoming Conferences

Watch this space for upcoming conferences

Past Conferences

Colloquium on Digitalization, Interfacing and their Impacts

Time and Date: 9.00am-6.00pm, Tuesday 4 June
Location: Centre Building, Sumeet Valrani Lecture Room, CBG.1.01


The Information Systems and Innovation Group within the Department of Management, London School of Economics is pleased to announce a Colloquium on Digitalization, Interfacing and their Impacts which will be held at the LSE campus on the 4th of June 2024.

The Colloquium is an opportunity for IS researchers, at any level of experience and seniority, to discuss research related to key and emerging themes surrounding Digitalization in a constructive setting. Talks from noted global IS scholars will stimulate discussion on a range of different aspects of Digitalization, including the interfacing of complex systems and the opportunities and challenges these creates for business and society. Full details of the agenda, as well as abstracts of the talks, will be provided closer to the date. The event is organised by the EPSRC funded IRIS research programme: Interface reasoning for interacting systems (IRIS). (

Audience: This conference is open to Information Systems researchers at any level of experience and seniority.

Please contact Anushri Gupta at to register.

London Quantitative Marketing Conference 2024

Time and Date: 10.00am-5.00pm, Wednesday 8 May 2024
Location: TBC


The London Quantitative Marketing Conference aims to facilitate research collaboration and networking among researchers and PhD students at universities in London. The conference features research talks and discussions on diverse quantitative marketing research topics.
This year, we are excited to add two PhD students presentations in the morning: Chaoran Liu (LBS) and Yanting He (Imperial). In the afternoon, we will welcome Xu Zhang (LBS), Stephan Seiler (Imperial), Rafael Greminger and Vladimir Pavlov (UCL).

Audience: Faculty and PhD students whose research interests are in the quantitative marketing area

Please contact Xiaolin Li at to register.