Publikationen Jonas van der Straeten

Publications

Books

  • van der Straeten, Jonas. Transmitting Development: Global Networks and Local Grids in the Electrification of East Africa (working title). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2020.

Edited volumes

  • Groh, Sebastian, Jonas van der Straeten, Brian Edlefsen Lasch, Dimitry Gershenson, Walter Leal Filho, and Daniel Kammen, eds. Decentralized Solutions for Developing Economies: Addressing Energy Poverty Through Innovation. Springer Proceedings in Energy. Cham: Springer, 2015. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15964-5

Edited special issues

  • Hasenöhrl, Ute, and Jonas van der Straeten, eds. “(Post)Colonialism, Infrastructures and the Environment.” Special issue, NTM Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine 24, no. 4 (2016). https://link.springer.com/journal/48/24/4/page/1

Journal Articles

  • van der Straeten, Jonas. „Borderlands of Industrial Modernity: Explorations into the History of Technology in Central Asia, 1850–2000.“ Technology and Culture, vol. 60 no. 3, 2019, p. 659-687. Project MUSE, https://doi:10.1353/tech.2019.0069
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Ute Hasenöhrl. “Connecting the Empire: New Research Perspectives on Infrastructures and the Environment in the (Post)Colonial World.” NTM Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine 24, no. 4 (2016): 355–91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00048-017-0162-y

Book chapters

  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Mariya Petrova, “Prefabricating Uzbekistan? Discourses and Realities of Urban Redevelopment in Tashkent and Samarkand under Soviet Rule,” accepted for publication in: Christoph Bernhardt, Andreas Butter, and Monika Motylinska, eds, Between Solidarity and Business: Global Entanglements in Architecture and Planning in the Cold War Period. Berlin: De Gruyter, forthcoming 2021.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Jochen Monstadt, “Infrastructuring Energy Landscapes in Nairobi and the Local Repercussion on the Electricity System,” accepted for publication in: Richard Rottenburg et al., eds, Technicisation and Archives: New Perspectives on Infrastructuring in Africa. New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2021.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Mariya Petrova, “Mud Bricks in a Concrete State. Making Socialism Fit: Building, Maintaining and Improving One’s Own House in Soviet Samarkand, 1957‐1991,” accepted for publication in: Stefan Krebs and Heike Weber, eds, Histories of Technology’s Persistence: Repair, Reuse, and Disposal. Bielefeld: transcript, forthcoming 2020.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, “Ressource oder Wildnis? (Post)Koloniale Vorstellungswelten von afrikanischen Naturräumen,“ accepted for publication in: Miriam Grabarits et al., eds, Quellen Zur Umweltgeschichte. Frankfurt am Main: Wochenschau Verlag, forthcoming 2020.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Patrick Hege, “Enclaves of Light and Citadels of Profit: Translating Electrical Networks in Colonial Dar Es Salaam, 1904-1940,” accepted for publication in: Jochen Monstadt, René de Bercegol, and Bérénice Bon, eds, Translating the Networked City: Urban Infrastructures in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2020.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Mariya Petrova. “Making Socialism Fit: Cultures of Rebuilding, Renovating and Repairing in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 1960-1992 (working title).” In Histories of Technology’s Persistence: Repair, Reuse, and Disposal. Edited by Stefan Krebs and Heike Weber. Bielefeld: transcript, forthcoming.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, and Patrick Hege. “Enclaves of Light and Citadels of Profit: Translating Electric Networks for Colonial Dar es Salaam, 1904-1940.” In Translating the Networked City: Urban Infrastructures in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. Edited by Jochen Monstadt, Rémi de Bercegol and Bérénice Bon. Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City Series. Routledge, forthcoming.
  • Bakteeva, Anastasia, and Jonas van der Straeten. “Financing Energy Efficiency and Climate Adaptation Measures on Household Level in Kyrgyzstan: Market Based Approaches in a Post-Soviet Country?” In Decentralized Solutions for Developing Economies: Addressing Energy Poverty Through Innovation. Edited by Sebastian Groh et al., 209–16. Springer Proceedings in Energy. Cham: Springer, 2015.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, Sebastian Groh, and Kathrin Friederici. “Taking a Micro-Perspective on the Global Challenge of Climate Change: The “Microenergy Systems” Research Focus at the Technische Universität Berlin.” In International perspectives on climate change: Latin america and beyond. Edited by Walter Leal Filho et al., 109–22. Climate Change Management. Cham, s.l.: Springer International Publishing, 2014.

Conference and discussion papers

  • van der Straeten, Jonas. “Flows and Tensions in Imperial Networks: System-Building and Rent-Seeking the Electrification of Colonial East Africa.” International Workshop: Electrifying the World: Towards a Global History of Light and Power., 26-27 March 2018, New Orleans, USA.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas, Sebastian Groh, Setu Pelz, Alexander Batteiger, Hannes Kirchhoff, Natalia Realpe-Carillo, and Martina Schäfer. “From dualism to convergence – A research agenda for energy access.” Discussion paper of the Center for Society and Technology at University of Technology Berlin 38/201, September 2017.
  • Hermwille, Lukas, and Jonas van der Straeten. “Of Old Stories and New Lock-ins: Mapping Energy Narratives in Tanzania.” International Sustainability Transitions Conference, 25-28 August 2015, University of Sussex, UK.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas. “Legacies of a Past Modernism: Discourses of Development and the Shaping of Centralized Electricity Infastructures in Late- and Postcolonial Tanzania.” In International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure: Conference Proceedings. Edited by Tom Dolan and Brian Collins, 275–80., 2014.
  • van der Straeten, Jonas. “Electrification in Tanzania from a Historical Perspective:: Discourses of Development and the Marginalization of the Rural Poor.” In Micro Perspectives for Decentralized Energy Supply: Proceedings of the International Conference. Edited by Martina Schäfer. Berlin: Univ.-Verl. der TU Berlin, 2015.