Workshop: Energy governance and sectoral trajectories: France and Japan in evolutionary perspective

1 06 2016



AS: Anyone who will be in Paris on 6 June and who is interested in attending this workshop should contact the organisers on to reserve a place. There is no fee.
Energy governance and sectoral trajectories: France and Japan in evolutionary perspective
6 June 2016, 9.30-18.00, 190 Avenue de France, 638 (6th floor)

9.30-9.45 Introduction and welcome, Sebastien Lechevalier (EHESS) and Patrick Fridenson (EHESS)

9.50-10.30 Alexandre Rojey (Fondation Tuck)
The energy transition in France and in the world – Objectives and obstacles

10.35-11.15 Yukiko Fukasaku (Independent scholar)
The energy transition in Japan – Challenges and opportunities in comparative context

11.20-12.00 Miyuki Tsuchiya (Université Paris II / Cersa)
Governing energy: the ambiguous link between policy and politic after 3/11. A comparison between France and Japan

Lunch 12.00-13.00

13.00-13.40 Takeo Kikkawa (Tokyo University of Science)
The evolution of Japan’s electricity industry since the 20th century

13.45-14.25 Alain Beltran (CNRS / Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris I)
The history of French electricity since the 20th century
14.30-15.10 Chenxiao Xia (Kyoto University)
Japanese electrification as contrast with the West

Tea break

15.35-16.15 Aleksandra Kobiljski (CNRS / Institut d’Asie Orientale)
Energy workaround: Upgrading coal in Japan’s steel industry

16.20-17.00 Maki Umemura (Cardiff University / FFJ)
Innovation, governance and uncertain shifts in Japan’s photovoltaics industry

17.05-17.45 Christophe Bouneau (Université Bordeaux III Michel de Montaigne)
Governance strategies and innovation dynamics in the French energy sector since the

Interwar period

17.50-18.00 Concluding remarks
Please email to register attendance.



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