Energies and technologies futures program

June 20/21st 2019

ISH, Salle Élise Rivet (4th floor)

14 avenue Berthelot, 69007 Lyon, France


9.30 Introduction

10.00 – 12.00 panel one

Sarah Pink – Emerging Technologies Lab, Monash University

Energy Futures and Emerging Technologies: A Design Anthropological Approach

Alexander R.E. Taylor – Department of Social Anthropology/University of Cambridge

Future-proof Clouds: Electromagnetic Pulse Protection in the Data Centre Industry

Julia Velkova  – Consumer Society Research Centre/University of Helsinki

Replacing fossil fuels with data: emergent cultures and infrastructural politics around data centres’ thermal waste across Europe

Agnese Cimdina – Faculty of Business, Management and Economics University of Latvia

Is technology the answer to the double bind?

12.00 – 13.00 lunch


13.00 – 15.00 panel two

Katherine Ellsworth-Krebs – University of Saint Andrews

Energy demanding expectations: house size, privacy and domestic energy research

Michiel Köhne & Elisabet Rasch – Sociology of Development and Change/Wageningen University        

The future of energy in your rented home – Tenants and the energy transition

Charlotte Johnson – UCL Energy Institute, UCL

Is Demand Side Response a woman’s work? Domestic labour and the UK’s future smart electricity system

15.00 – 18.00 site visit of Lyon Confluences


Day two

09.00 – 11.30 panel three

Chiara Bresciani – The Cairns Institute, James Cook University & School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University

Under a rising sun? Solar energy, bright prospects and missed futures

Hsin-yi Lu – Department of Anthropology, National Taiwan University

Wind Futures: Contested Sociotechnical Imaginaries of Renewable Energy in Taiwan

Martín Fonck – Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

“Explorando el interior de la Cordillera de Los Andes”: an ethnographic approach to the construction of geothermal energy futures in the Chilean Andes Mountains.

Ragnhild Freng Dale –

Between power lines and petroleum: energy futures, art interventions and coloniality in the Norwegian north

11.30 – 11.45 coffee break


11.45 – 13.00 Discussion on publication possibilities and panel proposals for EASA 2020


13.00 – lunch and departure


Attendance is free but please register: https://etechfutures.sciencesconf.org/


Cite this blog post
Nathalie Ortar (2019, June 9). Energies and technologies futures program. Energy Anthropology Network. Retrieved June 20, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/nzai

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