ESRC Seminar Series

Ethics in Consumption: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

The proposed programme of seminar discussions will connect a series of contemporary concerns that relate to specific interests shown in the social sciences around the interconnections between ethics, consumption, commercial practices and the nature and transmission of individual and social values and actions of increasing cultural significance.

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Topic Date  Location 
Seminar 1: Consumption Ethics and the Individual 5 February 2015 Royal Holloway, University of London
Seminar 2: Consumption Ethics in Society 2 June 2015 University of Leicester
Seminar 3: Doctoral Colloquium 29 October 2015  University of Glasgow
Seminar 4: Cross-cultural Issues in Consumption Ethics 14 January 2016  Senate House, London
Seminar 5: Ethical Insights 21 June 2016 Ethical Trading Initiative, London
Seminar 6: Sustainability and the effect on modern retailers 28 June 2016 Nottingham Conference Centre
Seminar 7: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Developing and Emerging Markets 

9-11 August 2016

(Submission deadline 30 April 2016)

Universidad Del Pacífico, Lima, Peru
Seminar 8: Ethics and Social Justice in Consumption

10 September 2016

University of Glasgow
Seminar 9: Collectivities in Consumption Ethics 12 September 2016 Lorne Hotel, Glasgow
Seminar 10: Modern Day Slavery: Consumer Perspectives 21 April 2017 11 Bedford Square, London
Seminar 11: Consumption Ethics: Interdisciplinary Meanings and Intersections 14 September 2017 Birkbeck, University of London 

Other Events

Event Date Location
Book Launch: Ethics and Morality in Consumption 12 September 2016 Lorne Hotel, Glasgow
Book Launch: Ethics and Morality in Consumption 10 December 2016 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia