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From global geo-histories of energy and energy transitions to human eco-biology and resource engineering, we look at energy from a range of different perspectives.
With presentations from leading experts at Durham University and our partners, this will effectively be a series of masterclasses in energy contexts and challenges.
Seminars and disucssions will focus on issues such as:
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Timetable for Intensive Teaching Week Nov 2nd-6th 2020
Monday 2nd November
10.15 – 10.30 Arrival and welcome. Plan for the week. Introducing participants (Dr Ben Campbell - Anthropology- Course Director)
10.30 – 11.00 Welcome to the DEI: energy research at Durham. (ProfJon Gluyas, Durham Energy Institute Exectuive Director & Evelyn Tehrani)
11.00 - 12.30 Solar power (Dr Douglas Halliday - Physics & Durham Enegry Institute Director)
14.00 – 15.30 Geothermal Resource Development: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration (Dr Helen Robinson - Glasgow University & founder of Geothermal Villages Network)
15.30-16.00 Discussion and conclusions so far
Tuesday 3rd November
10.00-11.30 Hydro-politics (Dr Jed Stevenson - Anthropology)
11.45-12.30 Coal in the North East ((Prof Sandra Bell - Anthropology)
14.00-15.30 Durham city COAL walking tour (live) (Prof Sandra Bell - Anthropology)
Wednesday 4th November
10.00-11.30 Critical Perspectives on Oil Networks in the UK (Prof Gavin Bridge - Geography)
11.30–13.00 Electricity grids (Dr Behzad Kazemtabrizi - Engineering)
15.00-16.00 Modern Energy Cooking Services for Developing World (Dr Jon Cloke, Loughborough University & Low Carbon Energy for Development Network Manager)
16.00-17.00 Low Carbon Yak Cheese + film (Dr Ben Campbell - Anthropology)
Thursday 5th November
10.00-11.20 Development, energy, gender (Raihana Ferdous - Geography)
11.30-13.00 Seaweed, Tourism, Energy (Dr John Bothwell - Biosciences & Director Durham Energy Institute)
14.00-16.00 The decarbonisation of heating and cooling (Dr Andrew Smallbone - Engineering & Lead on the National Decarbonsiating Heating and Cooling Network)
Friday 6th November
10.00-11.30 Wind turbines (Chris Crabtree - Engineering)
11.30-12.00 Discussion and conclusions and feedback (Ben Campbell - Anthropology)
**Due to Covid restrictions this course will be taught online with the exception of the ‘Durham City Walking Coal Tour’ being led by Sandra Bell on Tuesday 3rd November from 14:00 to 15:30.
**For any people who wish to join the online course but cannot join the Coal Tour a discount on the course fee will be allowed.
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