A PLACE FOR OIL: MEMORY OF OIL AND PLACE IN MUSEUMS ACROSS THE WORLD


APRIL 26-30, 2021, 2-4 PM BST

Day 1 (26/4):

Introduction and welcome: Centre Energy Ethics
Virtual tour: Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Keynote lecture 1: Sam Alberti and Ellie Swinbank (National Museum of Scotland): Curating North Sea Oil

Museum café from 4pm

Day 2 (27/4):

Panel 1: Bobrka Petroleum Museum (Poland) and Ploiesti Museum (Romania)
Academics and heritage 1: Rose Sarkhosh (TU Delft): Oil heritage in Iran

Day 3 (28/4):

Panel 2: Museums that never happened
Leila Alieva (Oxford): Apsheron oil route, Azerbaijan
Penelope Plaza (Reading): Museo del Petróleo in Venezuela
Academics and heritage 2: Victoria Donovan (St Andrews): “No Photography!”: Guardians and Gatekeepers of Industrial Heritage Collections in the UK and Ukraine

Museum Café from 4pm

Day 4:

Panel 3: Museum of Ukhta technical University (Russia) and Oil Museum of Canada (Ontario)
Virtual tour: Wiess Energy Hall, Houston Museum of Natural Science

Day 5:

Academics and heritage 3: Karen Exell (UCL): Embracing Alien Technology: Representing the Impact of Oil in Qatar’s Museums
Keynote 2: Carola Hein (TU Delft): Oil heritage and the future of the global petroleumscape

Roundtable and Museum Café from 4pm