The conference will take place (in hybrid form) at the Nucleas headquarters in Wick, Scotland.
The theme for the 2022 Conference is ‘The role of energy archives in present & future energy policies’.
This conference aims to discuss how energy history and archives can inform present energy knowledge and policies. Contributions on the following are welcomed:
Papers on energy from any discipline working on long series, whether qualitative or quantitative
Energy shifts and energy transitions in history
Past and present patterns of electrification and other energy networks
Cooperation for knowledge exchange in history
Past and present patterns of energy production and consumption
Relations between energy archivists/records managers, and political/economic actors
Methodologies for the analysis of long-term datasets
The problem of long-term retention and the gap between current and historical records in nuclear energy and other historical archives
Archives and records management for nuclear institutions
How energy archives can inform studies on climate change and transitions within companies
The information and archival/records management challenges for decommissioning and associated infrastructures in the face of climate change
Archiving efforts in relation to both new and old renewable energy technologies and energy sources
Other general archival resources that are useful for energy sector archives
Please submit your paper or an abstract of 250-300 words with a working title, to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 13th March 2022, along with a short biography including your name, email address and affiliation. The conference language will be English.