Matt Watson in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove, on his chapter ‘Placing Power in Practice Theory’ in Hui, A., Schatzki, T. and Shove, E. (2017) The Nexus of Practices, London: Routledge.
Ted Schatzki in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove on his chapter ‘The Material Dimension of Social Life’ in his book, Social Change in a Material World
Stephen Kemmis in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove on extracts from his book A Practice Sensibility
Paula Jarzabkowski in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove on Chapter 2 of Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry
Joseph Rouse in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove on biology, evolution, selection and practice theory. We are discussing a chapter on niche constructive practices, from a forthcoming book Social Practices as biological niche construction.
Christian Bueger in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove about piracy, problematisation and practice – based on the article: Bueger, C., & Edmunds, T. (2021). Pragmatic ordering: Informality, experimentation, and the maritime security agenda. Review of International Studies, 1-21. doi:10.1017/S0260210520000479
Mike Kelly in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove, about the relevance of practice theory for public health policy, partly related to the article – (2016) Theories of practice and public health: understanding (un)healthy practices, Critical Public Health, 26:1, 36-50,
Nikolaus Buschmann and Thomas Alkemeyer, from the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, in conversation with Stanely Blue and Elizabeth Shove about a paper in progress, entitled Beyond Routine: Social Change in Practice Theory.
Silvia Gherardi, from the University of Trento, in conversation with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove about a chapter on textures of practice from her book ‘How to conduct a practice based study’ second edition.
Dale Southerton talks with Stanley Blue and Elizabeth Shove about a paper in progress written with Jennifer Whillans on ‘Time Use Surveys, Social Practice Theory and Activity Connections’.
Dale Southerton is Professor in Sociology of Consumption and Organisation and leads the Centre for Sociodigital Futures at the University of Bristol.
Practice theory and method
Chatting about practice theory and method – 10-15 minute podcasts on the experience of conducting empirical research that is informed by practice theory
Elizabeth Shove (podcast) talks with Susann Wagenknecht about rules and traffic lights
Elizabeth Shove (podcast) talks with Dale Southerton about research into food waste
Elizabeth Shove (video) talks with Elizabeth Shove about methods of studying the relation between infrastructures (gas central heating) and practices
A 6 minute film of a seminar on Prcatice Theory, made as part of the Lancaster 2021 Intellectual party. Starring Purr Bourdieu, Michel Foucat, Ted Catzki and poor Marcel Mouse. Produced and directed by Thomas JaliliTanha. Unmissable viewing.
The ‘Extraordinary Lecture’ (2011) shows what social practice theory can offer to climate change policy makers.
Yolande Strengers and Cecily Maller talk about ‘Dynamic non-humans and social practices’