Eco-Chic: Connecting Ethical, Sustainable and Elite Consumption. Date: 10-14.10.2011. Site: Linköping, Sweden. Deadline: 30.06.2011
Organiser: The European Science Foundation (ESF) and Linkoeping University (LiU)
Topics: This conference analyses the recent emergence, in Europe and beyond, of new forms of ethical, sustainable and elite consumption and the associated social movements, identity politics and processes of commodification.
It approaches these shifts as an emerging cultural complex termed „eco-chic‟. Eco-chic is both the product of and a move against globalization processes. It is a set of practices, an ideological frame and a marketing strategy, that have emerged in a wide range of socio-geographical loci.
Language: English Fee: 380€-820€
Deadline: June 30, 2011
Contact: Ms. Anne Blondeel
Tel.: 32 (0)2 533 2024 Fax: 32 (0)2 538 8486