Tue, 9 March 2010
PG Focus Climate & Society Special 1 (pt.3) - Is society missing? Elizabeth Shove in conversation with Allison Hui
This is the third in our special series of PG Focus podcasts from the recent 2010 BSA Presidential Event - 'How to put society into climate change'. In this episode we are very pleased to welcome Elizabeth Shove, who gave a speech at the event entitled 'Transitions in Practice - Climate Change and Everyday Life'.
Elizabeth took time out to speak to PG Forum co-convenor Allison Hui about her work in this area. Elizabeth Shove is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. She currently holds an ESRC 'Climate Change Leadership Fellowship' on Transitions in Practice: Climate Change and Everyday Life. She is also the author of Comfort, Cleanliness and Convenience: the Social Organization of Normality and is currently writing Everyday Life and the Dynamics of Social Practice.
Allison Hui is a PhD Student at Lancaster University & co-convenor of the BSA PG Forum; whose own project is entitled; 'Enthusiastic Travel: theorizing processes and mobilities of practices in leisure careers'.
This episode was produced, edited and hosted by Mike Bracher for the BSA PG Forum.
A trascript of this episode can be downloaded here