Energy Transitions and International Cooperation in the 20th Century

Conference
Datum: 04.06.2020 to 05.06.2020
Ort: Potsdam

Bitte beachten Sie die Meldung des ZZF Potsdam vom 13. März 2020, dass aufgrund der aktuellen Entwicklung der Corona-Pandemie bis auf Weiteres am Institut keine Veranstaltungen mehr durchgeführt werden.

Organizer: Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF Potsdam)
Organized by: Henning Türk and Rüdiger Graf (ZZF Potsdam)

This conference is supported financially by the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation

 

PROGRAMM

Thursday, June 4                                                                  

14.00 – 14.30: Welcome and Introduction
Rüdiger Graf (ZZF Potsdam) and Henning Türk (ZZF Potsdam/Universität Bonn)

14.30 – 16.00: Cold War Energy Cooperation: Eastern Perspectives

Susanne Schattenberg (Universität Bremen): Making Bavaria great again. How a provincial minister of economy changed the federal energy politics of West-Germany (1960s)

Michael De Groot (Indiana University): CMEA Cooperation and Energy during the Late Cold War

Chair: Ralf Ahrens (ZZF Potsdam)

16.00 – 16.30 coffee break

16.30 -18.30: Cold War Energy Cooperation: Western Perspectives

Robert Gross/Odinn Melsted (Universität Innsbruck): Creating the Conditions: The European Refinery Expansion Program and the Transition from Coal to Oil, 1948–1955

Victor McFarland (University of Missouri): The United States and International Energy Cooperation

Henning Türk (ZZF Potsdam): The International Energy Agency between North-South-Conflict and Cold War, 1974-1984

Chair: Astrid M. Eckert (Emory University)

19.00 Conference Dinner

Friday, June 5

9.00-10.30: New Alliances: OPEC and “Third World” Cooperation

Giuliano Garavini (Università Roma Tre): The Venezuelan project of a global ‘portioning’ agency: the creation of OPEC

Stefan Tetzlaff (CeMIS, Göttingen): The Global Energy Order and Changes in OPEC-India Relations (c. 1960 to the present)

Chair: tbd

10.30 – 11.00 coffee break

11.00 – 12.30 Strange Alliances: Conservationists and Oil Companies

Simone Schleper (Maastricht University): Parks and Pipelines: Internationally organized nature conservation and oil development around 1970

Cyrus Mody (Maastricht University): Complementary Scarcities, Complementary Transitions: Oil, Food, and International Development in the Long 1970s

Chair: Karena Kalmbach (Eindhoven University)

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 – 15.00 A Post-Carbon Age I: Atomic energy cooperation

Elisabeth Röhrlich (Universität Wien): An indispensable source of energy? The IAEA, industrial development, and the myth of apolitical technology, 1970-1986

Lukas Schemper (Rachel Carson Center, München): IAEA in the age of the “risk society paradigm”: strategies, policies and discourse

Chair: Jan-Henrik Meyer (ZZF Potsdam)

15.00 – 15-30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.00: A Post Carbon Age II: Europe and Renewables

Eva Oberloskamp (IfZ München): The impact of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development on British and German energy policies

Stephen Gross (NYU): The Paradoxes of Concentration and Competition: European Electricity Market Liberalization in the 1990s

Chair: Duccio Basosi (Universita Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)

17.00 – 18.00: Concluding Comments and Discussion

Frank Bösch (ZZF Potsdam) and Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck College, London)

Veranstaltungsort

Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF)
Am Neuen Markt 9d
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Kontakt und Anmeldung

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Rüdiger Graf
Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

Email: graf [at] zzf-potsdam.de

Registration information will follow soon.

Veranstaltungen

Energy Transitions and International Cooperation in the 20th Century

Conference
Datum: 04.06.2020 to 05.06.2020
Ort: Potsdam

Bitte beachten Sie die Meldung des ZZF Potsdam vom 13. März 2020, dass aufgrund der aktuellen Entwicklung der Corona-Pandemie bis auf Weiteres am Institut keine Veranstaltungen mehr durchgeführt werden.

Organizer: Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF Potsdam)
Organized by: Henning Türk and Rüdiger Graf (ZZF Potsdam)

This conference is supported financially by the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation

 

PROGRAMM

Thursday, June 4                                                                  

14.00 – 14.30: Welcome and Introduction
Rüdiger Graf (ZZF Potsdam) and Henning Türk (ZZF Potsdam/Universität Bonn)

14.30 – 16.00: Cold War Energy Cooperation: Eastern Perspectives

Susanne Schattenberg (Universität Bremen): Making Bavaria great again. How a provincial minister of economy changed the federal energy politics of West-Germany (1960s)

Michael De Groot (Indiana University): CMEA Cooperation and Energy during the Late Cold War

Chair: Ralf Ahrens (ZZF Potsdam)

16.00 – 16.30 coffee break

16.30 -18.30: Cold War Energy Cooperation: Western Perspectives

Robert Gross/Odinn Melsted (Universität Innsbruck): Creating the Conditions: The European Refinery Expansion Program and the Transition from Coal to Oil, 1948–1955

Victor McFarland (University of Missouri): The United States and International Energy Cooperation

Henning Türk (ZZF Potsdam): The International Energy Agency between North-South-Conflict and Cold War, 1974-1984

Chair: Astrid M. Eckert (Emory University)

19.00 Conference Dinner

Friday, June 5

9.00-10.30: New Alliances: OPEC and “Third World” Cooperation

Giuliano Garavini (Università Roma Tre): The Venezuelan project of a global ‘portioning’ agency: the creation of OPEC

Stefan Tetzlaff (CeMIS, Göttingen): The Global Energy Order and Changes in OPEC-India Relations (c. 1960 to the present)

Chair: tbd

10.30 – 11.00 coffee break

11.00 – 12.30 Strange Alliances: Conservationists and Oil Companies

Simone Schleper (Maastricht University): Parks and Pipelines: Internationally organized nature conservation and oil development around 1970

Cyrus Mody (Maastricht University): Complementary Scarcities, Complementary Transitions: Oil, Food, and International Development in the Long 1970s

Chair: Karena Kalmbach (Eindhoven University)

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 – 15.00 A Post-Carbon Age I: Atomic energy cooperation

Elisabeth Röhrlich (Universität Wien): An indispensable source of energy? The IAEA, industrial development, and the myth of apolitical technology, 1970-1986

Lukas Schemper (Rachel Carson Center, München): IAEA in the age of the “risk society paradigm”: strategies, policies and discourse

Chair: Jan-Henrik Meyer (ZZF Potsdam)

15.00 – 15-30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.00: A Post Carbon Age II: Europe and Renewables

Eva Oberloskamp (IfZ München): The impact of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development on British and German energy policies

Stephen Gross (NYU): The Paradoxes of Concentration and Competition: European Electricity Market Liberalization in the 1990s

Chair: Duccio Basosi (Universita Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)

17.00 – 18.00: Concluding Comments and Discussion

Frank Bösch (ZZF Potsdam) and Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck College, London)

Veranstaltungsort

Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF)
Am Neuen Markt 9d
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Kontakt und Anmeldung

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Rüdiger Graf
Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

Email: graf [at] zzf-potsdam.de

Registration information will follow soon.

Veranstaltungen