Hosted by Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, at the Southbank Campus in Brisbane, Australia, this 2-day workshop will take place November 30- December 1, 2017. It seeks to bring together researchers working with institutional perspectives in the areas of international business and/or entrepreneurship (ie-scholars Editor note: this includes international entrepreneurship).

The workshop goals are to:

  • Explore the potential of institutional approaches for generating novel insights in conceptual and empirical studies of international business and/or entrepreneurship
  • Foster an inter-disciplinary exchange of ideas and methods, with a view to building networks continuing conversations among workshop participants
  • Explore opportunities for practitioner and policy-oriented research in IB and entrepreneurship using institutional perspectives

Invited Keynote: Dr Jesper Edman, Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Submissions:  Papers (preferred) or extended abstracts should be sent via email to

Deadline for submissions:  September 3, 2017.

Support: There will be no registration or other fees.  Lunches, refreshments and a workshop dinner on 30 November will be provided for registered authors./ participants.  Presenters will need to make their own accommodation and travel arrangements.

For questions regarding the workshop, please email Professor Sara McGaughey (