Is Bali Safe? Protecting Images And Capturing Risk?

The search for an answer to questions of safety is an inherently subjective and personal enterprise. Yet it is one that we frequently avoid resolving ourselves and instead base our judgements upon the opinions or influences of others. Whether they be experts or groups, we place our trust in the advice that they might proffer.…Read more Is Bali Safe? Protecting Images And Capturing Risk?

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Anxious Landscapes: Contesting Fear and Familiarity

The tenacious lament that We Young People Know Nothing of the Good Old Days, unable to survive without our phones and ultimately glued to our screens, whilst drab, speaks to the anxiety that riddles the very concept of landscape. Whilst apparently manifest as a fear of imprisonment within the technologically-saturated modern city, implicitly opposed to…Read more Anxious Landscapes: Contesting Fear and Familiarity

Five Things All Second Year Geographers Should Do Over the Christmas Holidays

In a short series which will give advice to each year group, Isabel Dewhurst (3rd Year) gives her advice on what you should/should not do over the Christmas vacation period in Second Year... 1. Organise your notes! Things get busy during Michaelmas, of course, but with multiple pieces of coursework due in Lent and Easter,…Read more Five Things All Second Year Geographers Should Do Over the Christmas Holidays

Sexual Citizenship – A Victorian Study; An Ever Present Reality…

Taken in isolation, studying Victorian sexual citizenship might seem quite niche - not quite what one might imagine Geography to traditionally involve. However, it has a place on a second-year module, as the connections that this topic formed between space and place, and different groups of peoples’ right to occupy it, actually reflect relevant themes…Read more Sexual Citizenship – A Victorian Study; An Ever Present Reality…