Category: Papers

Coping Strategies. Questions regarding Resettlement, Participation, and Energy Self-sufficiency

Coping Strategies. Questions regarding Resettlement, Participation, and Energy Self-sufficiency

Although renewable energies are to be supported during the course of the German energy transition, lignite is still presented as an important partner and transitory technology in this mix. However, the consequences of a constant energy supply for thousands of people in lignite areas, in particular resettlement, are often disregarded.

EASA Conference panel 25: Energy in Motion

EASA 2018 conference in Stockholm was the occasion for the EAN Network’s first fully fledged energy panel. A strong line up of papers reflected the quality of current anthropological research in the field, and the growing interest in an expanding range of topics.

Smart Energy in Intercultural Contexts: Nordic Innovations in the Gulf

Smart Energy in Intercultural Contexts: Nordic Innovations in the Gulf

During my research visits at Nordic companies in the Gulf in 2018 it did not take long to realize that before turning to business cooperation within smart and sustainable technologies, be it among Emiratis or Norwegians, it is necessary to understand local perceptions of sustainability, energy, oil, and well-being.