‘COVID-19 & Consumption’ sessions at European Sociological Association (ESA)

Published on
December 2, 2021

Reflecting the significant societal disruption of the past 18 months, the theme of COVID-19 and consumption was well represented at the recent European Sociological Association conference.

Our consortium members presented their work in papers exploring the impact of COVID-19 on everyday practices across themes of food, mobilities, time, space and wellbeing. The specific paper titles and authors are listed below.

We are delighted to announce that these papers (and other non-consortium papers) will be published in a special issue in Sustainability: Science, Policy and Practice focused on COVID-19 and changing social practices over the coming months. Stay tuned over the coming months for further information!

Papers & consortium authors

Covid -19 Disruptions and Socio-Materially Bounded Experimentation in Food Practices: Insights from Seven Countries

Claire Hoolahan, Sigird Wertheim-Heck, Lorenzo Domaneschi, Martina Schäfer, Ulrikke Bryn Wethal, Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier, Fanny Devaux

Boundary Traffic in the Home-as-office: Experiences with Covid-19 Lock-down and the Future of Working from Home

 Sejal Changede, Katherine Ellsworth-Krebs, Arve Hansen, Gert Spaargaren, Ulrikke Wethal

Consumption and Shifting Temporalities of Daily Life During Disruption: Undoing and Reassembling Household Practices During COVID-19

Mary Greene, Arve Hansen, Claire Hoolohan, Elizabeth Süßbauer & Lorenzo Domaneschi  

Achieving wellbeing through sustainable living? Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic in Norway and Switzerland

Orlane Moynat , Johannes Volden & Marlyne Sahakian

Disrupting Daily Urban Mobilities: A Cross-cultural Analysis of Dynamics in Household Mobilities in Response to COVID-19

 Johannes Volden, Mary Greene, Katherine Ellsworth-Krebs, Emmet Fox, Manisha Anantharaman

The above text is directly sourced from the site Everyday Life in a Pandemic – an international comparative sociological study ( with permission of the author.