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Re-Imagining our Sociological Contemporaneity

Programme  AR

For further details about the arguments for the Age of Re-embodiments in the larger geopolitical postcolonial picture, its contribution to knowledge, the basic literature, and the proposed outcomes, see the booklet here

10:00-11:00

Welcome to the BSA Theory Study Group Symposium 'Re-imagining our Sociological Contemporaneity: What is the Age of Re-Embodiments?'

11:00-12:30

Re-Embodiment & Social Theory

11:00-11:45

Dr. Patrick Curry, 

University of Wales

'What is Enchantment?'

11:45-12:30

Prof Wendy Wheeler,

London Metropolitan University

'Understanding the Sacred: Reason, Knowledge, and Transcendence in the Age of Re-Embodiments'

12:30-13:15

Lunch & Discussion

13:15-14:45

Re-Embodiment & Political Ecology

13:15-14:00

Larry Lohmann, (video conference)

The Corner House

'Fetishism and Climate Change: A Problem for Social Science'

14:00-14:45

Vito de Lucia,

Eco Pax Mundi

'The Re-embodiment of Technology in the Climate Regime'

14:45-15:00

Coffee break

15:00-16:30

Re-embodiment & Ecofeminism

15:00-15:45

Prof Mary Mellor,

Northumbria University

'Embodiment and Ecofeminist Political Economy'

15:45-16:30

Ruth Thomas-Pellicer,

University of Surrey

'What is Re-Embodiment or the Victorious Assertion of Loci Standi over the Barbarism of Instrumenti Movendi'

16:30-17:00

Open Discussion

16:30-17:00

Moderated by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer

'Where do we go from here with the Age of Re-Embodiments?'

17:00-18:00

Coffee & informal discussion for those who wish to stay.

 

VENUE

BSA London Meeting Room, Suite 2,

2 Station Court,

Imperial Wharf,

Townmead Road,                                                                                                            

Fulham SW6 2PY

 

Entrance Fee

£20 for regular attendees,  £10 concessions to pay at the entrance on the day of the symposium. Please book in advance as the conference room only seats 35 people.

Bookings & inquiries to Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, r.thomas-pellicer@surrey.ac.uk.