John Urry will lead 2010 BSA Presidential event
Date: 8 February 2010
BSA Presidential Event
How to put 'Society' into Climate Change
British Library Conference Centre, London
John Urry will be taking a lead on this event along with John Brewer (BSA President). John Urry is currently editing a special issue of Theory, Culture and Society on global heating (2010) and preparing Climate Change and Society (Polity 2011). He is a former RAE Panel Chair and Editor of the International Library of Sociology.
Other speakers include: BSA President, Professor John Brewer. Jude England, Head of Social Sciences. Professor John Urry, Lancaster University: 'The importance of putting Society into Climate Change'. Rt Hon. Malcolm Wicks MP: 'Climate Change: What is the Question?' Professor Elizabeth Shove, Lancaster University: 'Transitions in practice - climate change and everyday life'. Professor Tim Jackson, University of Surrey: 'The social and structural dimensions of sustainable living'. Professor Alan Warde, University of Manchester: 'How sociological understandings of routine consumption might inform effective strategies for enhancing sustainability'. Professor Brian Wynne, Lancaster University: 'Climate Change Science'
News website: www.britsoc.co.uk/events/presidential
Associated departments and research centres: Sociology