RAI2020: Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future - nomadit.co.uk

4 Jun 2020
Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future


The Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future conference is jointly organised by the RAI, the RGS, the British Academy, the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at SOAS, and the BM’s Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas. The conference will be held in SOAS, Senate House, and the Clore Centre of the British Museum. The opening,...

Collaborations in Research on Low Carbon Energy - CALL FOR PAPERS

4 Jun 2020 - 9:00am
British Museum/SOAS/RGS

Anthropologists and geographers have made influential contributions in recent years to research on low carbon energy transitions in the Global South. Collaborations between the disciplines have been key to the on-going work of the UK-based Low Carbon Energy for Development Network who are proposing this session, and whose work with the current DFID programme on Modern Energy Cooking Services will be featured. The panel will explore the common ground of methods, analytical concepts and case...

Royal Geographical Society conference 2020 - Session: Rethinking Barriers to Sustainable Rural Energy Access

1 Sep 2020 - 9:00am
The Royal Geographical Society

Session abstract

Globally, over 10% of the world population does not have access to electricity, and 40% do not have access to clean fuels for cooking - and levels of access are much lower in rural areas. At the same time that political pressure to improve access globally is increasing, however, the rapid onset of climate change imposes structures on the type and intensity of energy access globally.

Despite technologies continually developing and achieving economies...