Urban landscapes, power relations, and social ideologies: A critical toponymy of Hong Kong

By Katherine Li This post summarises the underlying rationale of my dissertation, which explores the interaction among urban landscapes, power relations, and social ideologies. Using a toponymic approach, the research focuses on Hong Kong as a case study and critically examine how the names and naming of streets reflect the power struggle of two politicalContinue reading “Urban landscapes, power relations, and social ideologies: A critical toponymy of Hong Kong”

Illness, Temporality and the Subjective Allure: An experimental exploration into the performative process of an affirmative suffering

By Dominic Ader A project that seeks to understand how different theories of time might make us rethink the way in which people suffer from long-term illnesses. Bodies are continuously fixed, given limits, placed within containers, segmented; all from external sources, they are impinged upon, moulded. Within the context of health and illness, social scienceContinue reading “Illness, Temporality and the Subjective Allure: An experimental exploration into the performative process of an affirmative suffering”