Aarhus University is pleased to announce the two outstanding keynote speakers for the EUPRERA 2018 Congress to be held in Denmark, on September 27-29:

Barbara Czarniawska

Senior Professor of Management at Gothenburg Research Institute, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University, Sweden. She is interested in complex organizations, institutionalism, action nets, organizational change, as well as methodology. She is the author and editor of numerous books and articles. At the congress she will talk about Big Ideas that travel.

Roy Suddaby

Strategic Research Professor at Newcastle University Business School and the Winspear Chair of Management at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, Canada. Past editor of the Academy of Management Review, he is interested in profound organizational and institutional change. In 2010, he declared: “Organizational theorists pay too little attention to the critical role and function of corporate PR professionals in contemporary business organizations”. In Aarhus he will talk about communicative institutionalism.

Forthcoming deadlines

February 27: applications for the Master award – inform just graduated scholars in your network!
February 28: abstract submissions – check the call for papers / submit now

We also remind you


Authors who have successfully submitted and presented papers at the congress can enter the selection for Emerald publications: a special issue of the Journal of Communication Management or a chapter of the EUPRERA Congress Book, part of the book series Advances in Public Relations and Communication Management.


EUPRERA always honours the excellence!

  • Best Papers Award
  • Emerald Professional Impact Award
  • Best Reviewer Award
  • Master Award for Excellence

And a novelty this year…

  • Best Viking Award!
    (…bring your swimwear)
PhD Seminar

The EUPRERA PhD seminar will take place on September 25-27, prior to the congress. The aim of the seminar is to provide an international setting where doctoral students within public relations and strategic communication can present their ongoing work, get feedback from experts and peers and establish a valuable network for the future.

Congress website