Energy Opportunities

PhD Position at University of Reading

PhD Position at University of Reading

Beyond oil from below: creative practice and urban activism as catalysts for the transition towards post-anthropocene cities.

Scholarly work exploring the cultural dimensions of oil capitalism in the humanities is a very recent development. The emergence of the Energy Humanities coincides with the crises of the oil economy of the late twentieth century, which generated new interests in understanding how oil became the world’s dominant energy commodity in order to develop critical analysis of the symbolic and cultural forms of oil capitalism.