Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright is a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex. Her AHRC-funded PhD research explored the representation of energy in interwar American thought. She has a BA from Nottingham University, an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art in Art History and PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London. In 2013-2014 she was AHRC fellow at the Library of Congress. Within the project, Rebecca is focussing on energy futures, looking especially at the role of the World Energy Council and international organisations in producing forecasts, and at the role of experts and popular/media representations of imagined life-styles. She is co-author (with Frank Trentmann and Hiroki Shin) of From World Power Conference to World Energy Council: 90 Years of Energy Cooperation, 1923-2013 (London: The World Energy Council, 2013). [PDF]

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