The (Dis)Comforts of Home: Cross-cultural Perspectives on Domestic Energy Use

An Interdisciplinary Symposium at UCL. 13-14 Sept 2012

Confirmed speakers

For presentation titles and timings, please see the symposium programme

  • Dr Chiara Ambrosio, UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies, on Electrocultures
  • Professor Wendy Bracewell, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, on Transnational Toilets
  • Dr Adam Drazin, UCL Anthropology
  • Hannah Gregory, London Consortium, on the politics of air conditioning
  • Dr Mary Hilson, UCL European Social and Political Studies / Scandinavian Studies, on Consumer Co-operatives and the Energy Sector (read Mary’s abstract here)
  • Dr Russell Hitchings, UCL Geography, on Geographies of Thermal Comfort
  • Richard Jackson, UCL Head of Environmental Sustainability
  • Lora Koycheva, UCL Mellon Fellow, on cultural responses to retro-fitting policy in Bulgaria
  • Professor Tadj Oreszczyn, Director, UCL Energy Institute
  • Dr Michelle Shipworth, UCL Energy institute, on thirty-five years of research into domestic energy use
  • Essi Viitanen, School of European Languages, Culture and Society / Scandinavian Studies, on Finnish Urban Planning

Antique bulb. Still from the film The Light Bulb Conspiracy (dir. Dannoritzer, Spain, 2010). (Click on 'Screenings', above left, for more information)

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