Conference programme

17 March 2016

Swilcan Suite
9-9.30am Registration
9.30-10am Welcome and Towards a New Energy Ethics: Reflections from the US oil and gas industry
Mette High
10-10.30am Surviving Species
Cymene Howe
10.30-11am Discussion
11-11.30am Break
11.30-12noon More Waste Please
Catherine Alexander
12-12.30pm Energy Justice and Off-Grid Energy Systems: Exploring the injustices for the off-grid citizen
Darren McCauley
12.30-1pm Discussion
1-2pm Buffet lunch
2-2.30pm Dirty Energy, Dirty Jobs? Ethical Entanglements in the US Coal Market Collapse
Jessica Smith
2.30-3pm Artisanal Energy? The Ethics of Charcoal Prosumption in Madagascar 
Andrew Walsh
3-3.30pm Discussion
3.30-4pm Break
4-5.15pm Discussion panel – Jan Bebbington, Elizabeth Ashford and Samuel Mansell
5.15-5.30pm Break
5.30-6.15pm Keynote address 1
Debbora Battaglia
6.15-7pm Drinks reception and posters
7.30pm A sit-down conference dinner for all interested conference speakers and delegates at Hotel du Vin (£15 fee to be paid by 1st March)

18 March 2016

Swilcan Suite Society Room
9-9.45 Keynote address 2: Energy Attitudes and Literacy in Europe and Beyond: Implications for Energy Policymakers and Practitioners
Benjamin Sovacool
9.45-10am Break
10-10.30am On and Off: Life and Energy Supply in a New Mining Town in Zambia
Rita Kesselring
Eating or Heating? The Interface of Fuel Poverty and Policy Initiatives in the United Kingdom
Barbara Holler
10.30-11am Exploring Samburu Pastoralists' Changing 'Geomorphological', 'Ecological' and Ethical Worlds
James Drew
How Energy Matters: Energy Biographies, Ethics and the Texture of Everyday Life
Christopher Groves
11-11.30am Discussion Discussion
11.30am-12.30 pm Buffet lunch
12.30-1pm Algae Harvesting and the Opportunities for a New Energy Ethic
Giovanni Frigo
Oil at the End of Profit: Equity, Debt and the Obligation of Return
Caura Wood
1-1.30pm Putting Bacteria to Work: The Social Constructions of Ethical Energy within Synthetic Biology
Carmen McLeod and Brigitte Nerlich
On the Banality of Wilful Blindness
Judith Bovensiepen
1.30-2pm Discussion Discussion
2-2.30pm Break
2.30-3pm Ethical Hesitation of the Patriotic Hydroelectric Station
Munh-Erdene Gantulag
Reverse Curse: The Everyday Ethics of Resources amongst the Sanema of Venezuelan Amazonia
Amy Penfield
3-3.30pm Renewable Futures in the Age of Austerity: Extractive Economies and Neo-colonialism in Central Greece 
Daniel Knight
Energy Ethics When There is No Energy Yet: The case of Turkana
Marianna Betti
3.30-4pm Discussion Discussion
4-4.30pm Break
4.30-5pm The Making of an Energy Expert: Scottish Wind and the Entanglements of Ethics and Expertise
Annabel Pinker
Discourses of Energy Systems Justice: Impressions from the Nuclear System
Kirsten Jenkins
5-5.30pm The Electric Nemesis: Making energy futures without hubris
Laura Watts
Sociotechnical Imaginaries, Intergenerational Justice, and the Wicked Problem of Nuclear Waste
Jennifer Richter
5.30-6pm Discussion Discussion
6-6.15pm Break
6.15-6.45pm Final collective discussion