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Monday 6th September

Welcome Address

Michael Arthur, Vice-Chancellor
Mark Davis, Director of the Bauman Institute

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Plenary Session 1:

The Contemporary Relevance of Zygmunt Bauman
Neal Lawson

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Parallel Sessions 1:

Special Session: Remembering Janina Bauman
Peter Beilharz, Bryan Cheyette, Griselda Pollock, Keith Tester, Janet Wolff

The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman
Leonard Nevarez, Alan F Beattie

Consumerism and Sustainability
William Young, Dirk Holemans

Renewing Politics and Civil Society
Mark Lacy, John Schwarzmantel

Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty
Gabe Mythen, Dean Curran

Plenary Session 2:

In the Shadow of our Liquid Modernity
Saskia Sassen

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Parallel Sessions 2:

Special Session: Hosted by ‘Leeds Love It Share It’ (LLISI)
Future city governance: Harnessing waste and finding potential
Guy Julier, Rachael Unsworth, Katie Hill, Phil Wood, Irena Bauman

Consumerism and Sustainability
Richard M. Baldwin, Peter Doran, Leon Sealey-Huggins

Renewing Politics and Civil Society
Stephen Tasson, Mariá-Isabel Garrido Gómez, Margaret Austin Smith, Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty
Frank Go, Mariapina Trunfio, Dirk Hofäcker, Catarina Delaunay, Mark Featherstone

Plenary Session 3:

Counterpoint
Daniel Libeskind

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Tuesday 7th September

Parallel Sessions 3:

The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman
Rodanthi Tzanelli, Ronit Lentin, Jasna Balorda, Julian Littler

Consumerism and Sustainability
Denize Dall’ Bello, Jörg Wiegratz, Şansel Özpinar, Claudia Megele

Renewing Politics and Civil Society
Ian Orton, Vasco Lub, Matthijs Uyterlinde, Britta Baumgarten, John Pardy

Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty
Milos Debnar, Sonia Paone, Andrew Wallace, Tan Soo-Yean

Parallel Sessions 4:

The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman
Austin Harrington, Janet Wolff, Kieran Flanagan

Consumerism and Sustainability
Andreea Chifu, Radosław Filip Muniak, Sam de Boise, Michał Bogdan

Renewing Politics and Civil Society
Tomasz Krawczyk, Sławomir Czapnik, Uri Ram, Sever Plocker

Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty
Hirofumi Utsumi, Dariusz Brzeziński, Haimo Schulz Meinen, Anne Sophie Krossa

Plenary Session 4:

Rationalization, Consumption and Globalization: Bauman and Beyond
George Ritzer

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Parallel Sessions 5:

The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman
Antony Bryant, Matt Dawson, Nick Stevenson, Poul Poder

Consumerism and Sustainability
Tony Blackshaw, Shay Hershkovitz, Bruce Davis, Sue Bailey

Rethinking Global Society
Simon Susen, Philippe Gruca, Yasmine Jouhari, Denyse Côté

The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman
Jesse Carlson, Thomas Campbell, Chris Till, Natasa Milovic, Ayşe Mermutlu

Special Panel Session: Engaging with Zygmunt Bauman: Personal Reflections
Antony Bryant, Bryan Cheyette, Griselda Pollock, Vic Seidler, Max Silverman, Janet Wolff

Closing Address

Sociology – Whence and Whither?
Zygmunt Bauman

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