Categoria: Seminari e Convegni
Stato: Archiviata

Social innovation and (urban) energy transition - emerging questions and issues

h. 5:00 pm | Online

Seminar cycle «DISTant Talks: PhDs behind the scenes» organized by Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Development

Francesca Bragaglia and Federica Rotondo, Politecnico di Torino
Giorgos Koukoufikis, PhD, JRC C7 Knowledge for the energy union European Commission | Amsterdam

Social innovation has become a mainstream policy discourse explicitly promoted by the European Union in many domains to address contemporary issues. Which practices are considered socially innovative in the field of the energy transition? Which are its possible implications for energy transition policies and practices? Is it a panacea, an empowerment tool, or a pretext to shift responsibility to citizens?