Gökçe Günel

Gökçe Günel is Assistant Professor in Anthropology at Rice University. Her latest book Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi (Duke University Press, 2019) examines the development and construction of Masdar City's renewable energy and clean technology infrastructures, providing an illuminating portrait of an international group of engineers, designers, and students who attempted to build a post-oil future in Abu Dhabi.

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Our Electric Infrastructures

Theorizing the Contemporary

Our Electric Infrastructures

Circuit Tester by Nick Rahier... More

Electric

Theorizing the Contemporary

Electric

In addressing urgent electricity demands, many countries in the global South are looking toward short-term power generation systems. An increasingly popular f... More

Business

Theorizing the Contemporary

Business

Businesses, especially green businesses, promote a peculiar optimism in the face of climate and energy crises. They supply environmentally friendly products tha... More