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BSA Climate Change Study Group

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17th January 2011 British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, UK A seminar, lecture and exhibition are marking the launch of the British Sociological Association Climate Change Study Group. The BSA Climate Change Study Group aims to promote sociological lines of enquiry and modes of thought with respect to a range of topics relating to the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change. These include themes of energy, mobility, water and waste and related issues of equity, justice, infrastructural change and governance. As well as generating new lines of enquiry, the study group will experiment with different methods of consolidating and promoting existing work and of actively building audiences for sociological research. The regular work of the study group will be determined by its members and will include organising or contributing to workshops, seminars and conferences. Seminar 10.30am-4.00pm 10.30 Introduction, Elizabeth Shove 11.00 Food and climate change, Dale Southerton and Jessica Paddock 12.00 Mobility and climate change (1), Tom Birtchnell 12.20 Lunch 13.35 Mobility and climate change (2), Rachel Aldred 14.15 Governance and climate change, Graham Smith and Adrian Smith 15.15 Panel discussion, Owen Dowsett, Tara Garnett, Jim Skea, John Urry The seminar and sandwich lunch cost £20 for postgraduate students, £25 for BSA members and £35 for everyone else. Booking is essential. Full details and online booking are available at http://www.britsoc.co.uk/specialisms/climate.htm

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TitleBSA Climate Change Study Group
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom