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Energy Transitions Workshop, June 21-22

Energy Transitions – Histories, Cultures, Politics: Keynote and Evening Reception

The Energy in Society Research Group at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President (Research) and the Faculty of Arts, is pleased to invite you to an upcoming keynote and reception on 21 June. Join us at 6:15 p.m. in the Senate Room, Hotel Alma for a talk by R.W. Sandwell, energy historian from the University of Toronto, titled: “Understanding Canada’s Distinct Energy History, 1860-1960: The View from the Household.” This event is part of an energy transition workshop. You will have the opportunity to meet workshop presenters and our international collaborators from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) at the reception, which will take place in the Atrium, Administration Building after the keynote.

Dr. Sandwell is full professor at the University of Toronto, author of Canada’s Rural Majority, 1870-1940: Household, Environment, Economies (2016) and editor of the first comprehensive collection of energy history in Canada entitled Powering Up Canada: Essays on the History of Heat, Light and Work from 1600 published in 2016.

Please see the attached poster for more details.

Energy Transition Keynote and Reception

When: Thursday June 21st, 2018

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Senate Room, Hotel Alma (Keynote) and Atrium, Administration Building (Reception)

Please RSVP to vpr@ucalgary.ca by Wednesday June 20th, 2018. Light refreshments will be provided.

Energy in Society

Dr. Petra Dolata (History, CRC in the History of Energy)

Dr. Sabrina Perić (Anthropology and Archaeology)

Dr. Roberta Rice (Political Science)

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