Annual Conference Archive

BSA Annual Conference 2017 - Recovering the Social: Personal Troubles and Public Issues
4-6 April 2017
University of Manchester, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2016 - Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting
6-8 April 2016
Aston University, Birmingham, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2015 - Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression?
15-17 April 2015
Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2014 - Changing Society
23-25 April 2014
University of Leeds, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2013 - Engaging Sociology
3-5 April 2013 
Grand Connaught Rooms, London, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2012 - Sociology in an Age of Austerity
11-13 April 2012
University of Leeds, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2011 - 60 Years of Sociology
6-8 April 2011
London School of Economics, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2010 - Inequalities & Social Justice
7-9 April 2010
Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2009 - The Challenge of Global Social Inquiry
16-18 April 2009
Cardiff City Hall, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2008 - Social Worlds, Natural Worlds
28-30 March 2008
University of Warwick, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2007 - Social Connections: Identities, Technologies, Relationships
12-14 April 2007
University of East London, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2006 - Sociology, Social Order(s) and Disorder(s)
21-23 April 2006
Harrogate International Centre, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2005 - The Life Course: Fragmentation, Diversity and Risk
21-23 March 2005
University of York, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2004 - Sociological Challenges: Conflict, Anxiety and Discontent
22-24 March 2004
University of York, UK

BSA Annual Conference 2003 - A Sociological History of the BSA Social Futures: Desire, Excess and Waste
11-13 April 2003
University of York, UK

The Plenary Speakers were:

  • George Ritzer (University of Maryland) who spoke on: The Globalization of Nothing: What is Its Relationship to Excess?
  • Beverley Skeggs (University of Manchester) who spoke on: 'Becoming Repellent: The limits to propriety'