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Powering the Planet: Why the World Needs Anthropologists

28th October 2017, 10:00 to 29th October 2017, 13:00

This Free POWERING THE PLANET conference explores how energy professionals and anthropologists can cooperate to design and deploy energy innovations that alter the world for the better.

SPEAKERS

Benj Sykes - DONG Energy
Sophie Bouly de Lesdain - EDF
Tanja Winther - Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo
Veronica Strang - Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University

ENERGY HOTSPOTs

During the day, our co-organisers, sponsors and partners will present at the Energy Hotspot. Do not miss the opportunity to mingle with enthusiasts from all sorts of different domains in academia, energy industry and non-for-profit sector.

WORKSHOPS

ACCOUNTING FOR ENERGY (Energethics)
The roles of corporations in aiming for a sustainable future, and how anthropological insights help asking the right questions.

ETHNO-ENGINEERING (LCEDN)
How to work appropriately with technical practice innovations in culturing skills for renewable energy.

INSIGHTFUL JOBS (ASA Apply)
Demonstrating the Value of Reflexive Thinking.

MINING HISTORY (Durham Energy Institute)
A walking tour of Durham featuring its hidden history as the centre of what was once the largest coalfield in England.

further information and registration links can be found at http://www.applied-anthropology.com/


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