PSA Environment at the 2017 Annual Conference

A very big thank-you to all our panellists and members that attended the PSA Annual Conference in Glasgow this month! It was wonderful to see you all and we hope you enjoyed the panels and the conference. We had two panels at the conference this year, both of which were very well attended and received. All panellists are warmly invited to transform their papers into a blog post for our website – please get in touch if you are interested in doing so!

Thanks again to all those who attended and we look forward to seeing you all at the next conference in 2018!

PSA Annual Conference 2017

Only one week until the PSA Annual Conference in Glasgow! We have two panels at the conference this year, both on Wednesday 12th April. All panels and our AGM are being held at the Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Theoretical Perspectives on Environmental Governance and Citizen Engagement

Session 7 09:00 – 10:30

Chair: Dr Paul Tobin (University of Manchester)

Room: Conference Room 1

Dr Marit Hammond (Keele University) Social Resilience and Conceptions of Sustainability

Dr James Wong (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Representing Future Generations in Environmental Democracy

Scott Leatham (De Montfort University) Selling Aspiration, Selling Activism: Green Marketing and the Reduction of Crisis to Commodity

Professor Derek Bell (Newcastle University), Dr Joanne Swaffield (Newcastle University) What Should You or I Do About Climate Change? Exploring Individual Responsibility for Protecting Other People’s Human Rights

Crisis and Uncertainty: Environmental Politics in Interesting Times

Session 8 11:00–12:30

Chair: Shashi van de Graaff (University of Queensland)

Room: Conference Room 1
Dr Paul Tobin (University of Manchester) and Dr Charlotte Burns (University of York) Ever Greener Union, or European Greenwash? Changes to European Union Environmental Narratives since the Eurozone Crisis Began

Professor Elizabeth Bomberg (University of Edinburgh) and Alice Hague (University of Edinburgh) Faith-based Climate Mobilization: Exploring the Role of Spiritual Resources

Esther Lew (University of St Andrews) Global Climate Governance and ‘Ego-Perceptions’ of Responsibility: A Malaysian Perspective


You are also invited to our AGM on Tuesday 11th April, 12:30 – 13:30, Executive Room B. We strongly encourage all our members to attend!

See you in Glasgow!