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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

Geology, Potentiality, Speculation: On the Indeterminacy of Natural Resources: Gisa Weszcalnys (LSE)

14th November 2013, 13:00 to 15:00, Anthropology Seminar Room, Dawson Building, Durham University

Gisa Weszkalnys specializes in the ethnographic study of natural resources, specifically oil in Africa. In the past, she has carried out intensive research on the politics of urban planning, resulting in the monograph Berlin, Alexanderplatz: Transforming Place in a Unified Germany| (Berghahn, 2010) and in an edited volume Elusive Promises: Planning in the Contemporary World| (ed. with Simone Abram, Berghahn 2013). She also worked on interdisciplinary research policy and practice in Germany, the UK, and the US.