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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

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

DEI Society & Energy Networking Event

15th May 2014, 10:00 to 12:00, Room E360

Presentations from Prof david Nye, Prof Domin Boyer and Associate Prof Cymene Howe followed by a discussion on potential new social science and interdisciplinary research collaborations through DEI, IAS and Durham’s other research institutes.

guest speakers:

  • Professor David Nye, University of Southern Denmark, Danish Institute for Advanced Study who will speak on his work as a historian of technology & electricity
  • Professor Dominic Boyer, Director, Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, Rice University, speaking on the work of CEERHS
  • Associate Professor Cymene Howe, Anthropology, Rice University, speaking on “The Political Culture of Wind Power Development in Southern Mexico”

 

It is hoped that these topics will stimulate a wider discussion on potential new engagements in social science and interdisciplinary research collaborations through DEI, IAS and Durham’s other research institutes.

The event will be chaired by Dr Sandra Bell, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology. 

To confirm your attendance, please email Alison Norton at dei.admin@durham.ac.uk by Friday 2 May 2014.

 

The event follows from Professor Nye’s talk entitled “The Invention and Development of the Electrical Blackout”, on 14 May at IAS (Part of the IAS History and Future of Artificial Light Seminar Series). For more information on this event please visit - https://www.dur.ac.uk/ias/events/events_listings/?eventno=16999