World grounded theory day!

Grounded Theory Conference

On March 12th, 2021 an international group of grounded theory researchers held ‘World Grounded Theory Day’: a webinar to celebrate, discuss and debate grounded theory in all its forms.  Featured speakers and panel members are from different schools of grounded theory and are among the most respected in the areas they represent.  Some of the presentations are provided here:

Antony Bryant, Leeds Beckett University, (UK), co-editor of the Sage Handbook of Grounded Theory, (Current Developments in Grounded Theory), and author of The Varieties of Grounded Theory.
Listen to Prof. Anthony Bryant discuss some of the varieties of grounded theory
Classic Grounded Theory presented by Tom Andrews, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, (Ireland).
Listen to Dr Tom Andrews speaking about classic grounded theory
Constructivist Grounded Theory presented by Barry Gibson, University of Sheffield (UK), co-author (with Jan Hartman), Rediscovering Grounded Theory.
Prof. Barry Gibson discusses constructivist grounded theory
Situational Analysis presented by Adele Clark, University of California (USA)  and Carrie Friese London School of Economics (UK) authors of Situational Analysis Grounded Theory After the Interpretive Turn (with Rachel S Washburn)
Straussian Grounded Theory presented by Jörg Strübing, Institut für Soziologie, Universität Tübingen
Strauss and Corbin presented by Jane Mills, La Trobe Rural Health School (Australia) co-author (with Melanie Birks) of Grounded Theory: A  Practical Guide.
Prof. Jane Mills and Prof. Melanie Birks discuss Strauss and Corbin’s work


Tom Andrews, University College Cork, Ireland
Antony Bryant, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Barry Gibson, Sheffield University, United Kingdom
Astrid Gynnild, University of Bergen, Norway
Lars Harryson, Lund University, Sweden
Vivian Martin, Central Connecticut State University, USA
Alvita Nathaniel, West Virginia University, United States of America
Pernilla Pergert, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Anna Sandgren, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Helen Scott, Grounded Theory Online, United Kingdom
Michael Thomas, University of Illinois Chicago, United States of America
Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom