School of Sociology and Social Policy

The Bauman Institute

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Conference Programme

Monday 6th September
9.00 – 10.00am Registration Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre FOYER
10.00 – 10.30am Welcome Address

MICHAEL ARTHUR, Vice-Chancellor

MARK DAVIS, Director of the Bauman Institute

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
10.30 – 11.30am PLENARY SESSION 1:

The Contemporary Relevance of Zygmunt Bauman

NEAL LAWSON

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
11.30 – 11.45am Tea/Coffee Parkinson Court North/South
11.45 – 12.45pm Parallel Sessions 1:
*Special Session: Remembering Janina Bauman*

Peter Beilharz, Bryan Cheyette, Griselda Pollock,
Keith Tester, Janet Wolff

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman

Leonard Nevarez, Alan F Beattie

Room 1
Consumerism and Sustainability

William Young, Dirk Holemans

Room 2
Renewing Politics and Civil Society

Mark Lacy, John Schwarzmantel

Room 3
Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty

Gabe Mythen, Dean Curran

Room 4
12.45 – 1.45pm Lunch Parkinson Court North/South
1.45 – 3.00pm PLENARY SESSION 2:

In the Shadow of our Liquid Modernity

SASKIA SASSEN

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
3.00pm – 3.15pm Tea/Coffee Parkinson Court North/South
3.15 – 4.45pm 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

Room 1
Consumerism and Sustainability

Richard M. Baldwin, Peter Doran, Leon Sealey-Huggins

Room 2
Renewing Politics and Civil Society

Stephen Tasson, Mariá-Isabel Garrido
Gómez, Margaret Austin Smith, Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Room 3
Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty

Frank Go, Mariapina Trunfio, Dirk Hofäcker,
Catarina Delaunay, Mark Featherstone

Room 4
5.00 – 6.30pm PLENARY SESSION 3:

Counterpoint

DANIEL LIBESKIND

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
7.00pm Evening Drinks Reception

All welcome.

Parkinson Court North/South
Tuesday 7th September
9.00 – 10.30am Parallel Sessions 3:
The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman

Rodanthi Tzanelli, Ronit Lentin, Jasna Balorda,
Julian Littler

Room 1
Consumerism and Sustainability

Denize Dall’ Bello, Jörg Wiegratz, Şansel
Özpinar, Claudia Megele

Room 2
Renewing Politics and Civil Society

Ian Orton, Vasco Lub, Matthijs Uyterlinde, Britta
Baumgarten, John Pardy

Room 3
Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty

Milos Debnar, Sonia Paone, Andrew Wallace, Tan
Soo-Yean

Room 4
10.30 – 10.45am Tea/Coffee Parkinson Court North/South
10.45 – 12.15pm Parallel Sessions 4:
The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman

Austin Harrington, Janet Wolff, Kieran Flanagan

Room 1
Consumerism and Sustainability

Andreea Chifu, Radosław Filip Muniak, Sam de Boise, Michał Bogdan

Room 2
Renewing Politics and Civil Society

Tomasz Krawczyk, Sławomir Czapnik, Uri Ram, Sever
Plocker

Room 3
Globalization, Risk and Uncertainty

Hirofumi Utsumi, Dariusz Brzeziński, Haimo Schulz
Meinen, Anne Sophie Krossa

Room 4
12.15 – 1.15pm Lunch Parkinson Court North/South
1.15 – 2.30pm PLENARY SESSION 4:

Rationalization, Consumption and Globalization:
Bauman and Beyond

GEORGE RITZER

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
2.30 – 2.45pm Tea/Coffee Parkinson Court North/South
2.45 – 4.15pm Parallel Sessions 5:
The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman

Antony Bryant, Matt Dawson, Nick Stevenson, Poul
Poder

Room 1
Consumerism and Sustainability

Tony Blackshaw, Shay Hershkovitz, Bruce Davis, Sue
Bailey

Room 2
Rethinking Global Society

Simon Susen, Philippe Gruca, Yasmine Jouhari, Denyse
Côté

Room 3
The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman

Jesse Carlson, Thomas Campbell, Chris Till, Natasa
Milovic, Ayşe Mermutlu

Room 4
4.15 – 4.30pm Tea/Coffee Parkinson Court North/South
4.30 – 5.30pm Special Panel Session:

Engaging with Zygmunt Bauman: Personal Reflections

This panel will consist of brief reflections of six colleagues from a variety of disciplines who have known Zygmunt Bauman over the years.

ANTONY BRYANT, BRYAN CHEYETTE, GRISELDA POLLOCK, VIC
SEIDLER, MAX SILVERMAN, JANET WOLFF

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
5.30 – 6.30pm CLOSING ADDRESS:

Sociology – Whence and Whither?

ZYGMUNT BAUMAN

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
6.30pm Conference ends  

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