“Geographies of Energy Transition: Security, Climate, and Governance.”

“Geographies of Energy Transition: Security, Climate, and Governance.”

Seminar 3: Energy Subjects – Cultural Economies of Energy Consumption

University of Manchester
Friday, 15th October 2010

10.15 Registration and Coffee

11.00 Cultural Economies of Energy Consumption: the making of energy subjects
Dr Gavin Bridge (University of Manchester) and Professor Michael Bradshaw (University of Leicester)

11.20 Keynote: Professor Jacquie Burgess, University of East Anglia

11.50 Keynote: Dr Johannes Stripple, Lund University

12.20 Discussion

1.15 Lunch

2.15 Interventions: engaging demand – from practices of consumption to energy citizenship (10 minutes each, followed by discussion)

Dr Stewart Barr, University of Exeter
Dr David Evans, University of Manchester
Professor Patrick Devine Wright, University of Exeter

3.45 Tea

4.00 Interventions: scaling and placing energy responsibilities
(10 minutes each, followed by discussion)

Professor Nicky Gregson, University of Sheffield
Dr Aidan While, University of Sheffield
Dr Gavin Bridge, University of Manchester

5.30 Close

Unfortunately we are unable to cover transport costs. However, there are a number of travel bursaries available to postgraduate students.

Places are strictly limited so please register your interest as soon as possible by contacting Gavin Bridge at gavin.bridge@manchester.ac.uk

How to find us

The seminar will take place in the Arthur Lewis Building (School of Environment and Development) on the Oxford Road Campus of the University of Manchester.

A map of campus can be found at: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/maps/az/ The Arthur Lewis Building is Building 36 on the map and is located on the west side of the Oxford Road. The Arthur Lewis Building is about 20 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Station and 15 minutes from Oxford Road Station by foot.

Information on travel to Manchester can be found at: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/

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Welcome to the wikispace on community action and sustainable development.

Following on from the CDF workshop “Supporting community action on sustainable development”, we have started this wikispace as an online space to share and update our scoping paper on the research around community action and sustainability. To edit/ update the paper you need to:

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You can also start discussions under the discussions tab and add new pages (e.g. with details of your work), if you wish.

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