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Dr Chima Anyadike-Danes


Chima Michael Anyadike-Danes is an anthropologist with an interest in the social aspects of energy transitions and decarbonisation. He joined Durham University in 2020 to work on the INCLUDE project exploring local government efforts to plan for inclusive post-carbon futures and concurrently worked on a CESI funded project on the role of energy modelling in local government.Currently, as part of the GEMS project, he researches Durham’s post-coalonial communities. 

Chima obtained his PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine (2017). Prior to coming to Durham he was a researcher at the Warwick Business School (2018) and the Sheffield University Management School (2018-2020).

Research interests

  • Anthropology of Britain
  • Anthropology of Energy
  • Anthropology of Migration
  • Anthropology of Technology
  • Automation and Logistics
  • Settler-Colonialism
  • Urban Anthropology


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