Virtual Paper Development Workshop for the 'Organization' Special Issue on 'Online Identities'

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Special Issue in 'Organization': Online Identities



*February 19th, 2021*


Marcos Barros, Rafael Alcadipani, Christine Coupland, and Andrew D. Brown,



Following the interest in the special issue on ‘Online Identities: The

Struggle for the Virtual Self’ the submission deadline for which is

May 1st 2021,

we are pleased to be able to announce its Virtual Paper Development

Workshop taking place on February 19th, 2021. This workshop has been

generously supported by *Organization*.


This workshop offers an opportunity for scholars to develop their ongoing

work related to online identities. The workshop will be developmental with

each paper having as a discussant one of the Guest Editors, Marcos Barros

(Grenoble École de Management), Rafael Alcadipani (FGV-EAESP), Christine

Coupland (Loughborough University), and Andrew Brown (University of Bath),

who will help authors prepare their manuscripts for the upcoming Special

Issue submission. Authors will also receive feedback from peers.


*Interested scholars should submit an extended abstract (no more than 3000

words) of their paper proposal to the Guest Editors via


<> by January 22nd, 2021*. Your

submitted abstract should describe the project and research question,

theoretical framing and contribution, research design, preliminary

findings, and references. Authors will be notified via email on January 29,

2021 and will be given further details about the structure of the day.


Before the deadline, we are happy to provide feedback to people in advance

of January regarding whether their ideas are suitable for the SI.


*Logistics and Support to Participants*


The workshop will take place online at different time zones to accommodate,

authors from different time zones. It will consist of a maximum of 20

authors who, along with Guest Editors, will discuss papers and offer

developmental advice. The atmosphere will be collegial and informal, but

centred on progressing working papers with the objective of getting them

ready to be submitted to the Special Issue on ‘Online Identities’ at



There is no conference fee. Participants are expected to attend for the

whole day.


*Key Dates*

Submission of abstract: January 22, 2021

Notification of acceptance: January 29, 2021

Workshop: February 19, 2021

*Contact for questions regarding the workshop:*