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Redesigning transition arenas for Finnish Energy Context: experiences and evaluation

Monday 29 January from 13:00 until 14:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Wednesday Seminars
Paula Kivimaa and Hyysalo Sampsa

Abstract and bio will be provided at a later date.


Fossil fuel consumption and climate policy in historical perspective, 1950-2017

Wednesday 7 February from 13:00 until 14:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Wednesday Seminars
Simon Pirani (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies)

The drivers of fossil fuel consumption growth are very strong, producing rates at odds with claims that we are moving to a post-fossil fuel era.


Identity and Upbringing in South Asian Muslim families

Thursday 8 February from 13:00 until 14:00
Essex House Seminar Room 18
CIE Research Café
Dr Michela Franceschelli, Lecturer in Sociology, University College London, Institute of Education

What is it like to grow up as a South Asian British Muslim today?


The Innovation Paradox: Developing-Country Capabilities and the Unrealized Promise of Technological Catch-Up

Friday 9 February from 13:00 until 15:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Friday Seminars
Xavi Cirera (The World Bank)

Since Schumpeter, economists have argued that vast productivity gains can be achieved by investing in innovation and technological catch-up.


Seminar Title TBC

Wednesday 14 February from 13:00 until 14:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Wednesday Seminars
TBC

Abstract and bio will be provided at a later date.


Muslim youth as global citizens? Reflections on contemporary policy agendas

Thursday 15 February from 12:00 until 13:00
Essex House Seminar Room 18
CIE Research Café
Barbara Crossouard, Reader in Education, University of Sussex

The presentation explores how Muslim youth’s strong affective commitments to the religious community of the ‘global Ummah’ can be understood.


Seminar Title TBC

Friday 16 February from 13:00 until 15:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Wednesday Seminars
TBC

Abstract and bio will be provided at a later date.


Seminar Title TBC

Wednesday 21 February from 13:00 until 14:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Wednesday Seminars
David Eggleton (SPRU)

Abstract will be provided at a later date.


Public engagement with climate change and low-carbon lifestyles

Friday 23 February from 13:00 until 15:00
Jubilee Building, G32
SPRU Friday Seminars
Lorraine Whitmarsh

Abstract and bio will be provided at a later date.


Masters Open Day

Wednesday 28 February from 12:00 until 17:00
Campus

The annual Masters Open Day is an excellent opportunity to meet faculty and Masters students and find out if a Masters is right for you.


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