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Graeme Evans at ESRC Seminar:  Home-Based Businesses in their Local Settings
16 September 2014. Hendon Campus, Middlesex University, College Building, C219/220.

Graeme Evans at ESRC Seminar: Home-Based Businesses in their Local Settings

Tuesday 16th September, 2014
Hendon Campus, Middlesex University, College Building, C219/220
 
 
Prof Graeme Evans is the invited rapporteaur at the ESRC Seminar:  Home-Based Businesses in their Local Settings, part of the ESRC collaborative seminar series Entrepreneurship in Homes and Neighbourhoods. The seminar series are a joint initiative by five researchers from the Universities of St Andrews, Glasgow, Middlesex (Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research) and Delft.
 

Please contact Pam Macaulay  (P.Macaulay@mdx.ac.uk)  to register for this event.

 

Programme (provisional)

9.30 Registration and Coffee

10.00 – 11.15 Session one

Introduction: Professor Stephen Syrett (CEEDR, Middlesex University)

Enabling home business activity – Emma Jones (Enterprise Nation)

Beyond live/work: the architecture of home-based work – Dr Frances Holliss (London Metropolitan University)

11.15 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 1.00 Session two

The entrepreneurial household: negotiating practices and roles – Prof Susanne Tietze (Keele University) and Nora Koslowski (Anglia Ruskin University)

Online home-based businesses: widening entrepreneurial opportunities – Prof Elizabeth Daniel (Open University), Dr Naveed Anwar (Open University) and Professor MariaLaura DiDomenico (University of Surrey)

Everyday life and entrepreneurship: rhythms of home-based business formation – Dr Tim Vorley and Dr Nick Williams (University of Sheffield)

1.00 -1.45 Lunch

1.45 – 3.15 Session three

From shop fronts to home offices: the characteristics of the neighbourhood economy in the Netherlands – Emma Folmer (University of Amsterdam/Aston University and Anne Risselada

(Bureau Stedelijke Planning )

Home-based businesses in rural England: a statistical analysis – Dr Gary Bosworth (University of Lincoln) and Dr Robert Newbery (Plymouth University)

An investigation into the motivations of Scottish home-based business owner-operators – Isla Kapasi (Heriot-Watt University)

3.15 – 3.30 Tea

3.30 – 4.30 Roundtable Discussion

Rapporteur Graeme Evans (School of Art and Design, Middlesex University)