Meetings 2015-2016

Overview of Cygna network meetings in the academic year 2015-2016

If you are interested in being on the mailing list and/or attending our events please contact Anne-Wil Harzing ( We also maintain a readings and inspirations section and have a Twitter hashtag #cygna_london. A quick overview of past presentations can be found here. For a full description of our network see: Celebrating CYGNA: Supporting women in academia.

6th meeting 25 September 2015 (Middlesex University)

6th meeting

7th meeting 20 November 2015 (Cass Business School)

7th meeting Co-organised by LiXue Cunningham

8th meeting 22 January 2016 (ESCP Europe)

8th meeting

9th meeting 11 March 2016 (King's College London)

9th meeting

10th meeting 13 May 2016 (Royal Holloway, Bedford Square building)

10th meeting

Co-organised by Fiona Moore, Royal Holloway, University of London

  • Research Paper: From "where are you from" to "where have you been": Identity construction of global cosmopolitans (Ling Eleanor Zhang, King's College London)
  • Open discussion: Juggling research, teaching and administrative duties: Challenges and Solutions (Meg Hsin-Hsuan Lee, ESCP Business School London)

11th meeting 10 June 2016 (ESCP Europe)

11th meeting

  • Research Paper: Essentialism: the identity challenge of MNC employees - including experience of working in a British-Chinese joint-university (Shea Xuejiao Fan, Nottingham University Business School China)
  • Open discussion: HROB in its 3rd year - ideas for future meetings and pick-nick in the ESCP courtyard.