Wukan: Landlessness, Development and Violence in China

By Sam Berlin Violence and civil disturbance seem to be becoming the new normal in China. The downward revision of economic growth rates, protests in Hong Kong, the Tianjin explosions and the recent stock market crash have raised questions about the sustainability of CCP (Chinese Communist Party) rule. However, though instability and even conflict seemContinue reading “Wukan: Landlessness, Development and Violence in China”

Sharing the World – Workshop with Luce Irigaray

By Harry Bregazzi In October 2014, the University of Bristol hosted a one day workshop with philosopher and psychoanalyst Luce Irigaray. The workshop was titled ‘Sharing the World’, after Irigaray’s (2008) book of the same name. The event focused on exploring the ethical and practical issues surrounding the sharing of a world that is definedContinue reading “Sharing the World – Workshop with Luce Irigaray”

Welcome to the Bristol Society and Space blog!

This is the webspace for the MSc Society and Space, which is a Human Geography programme running out of Geographical Sciences at the University of Bristol. The content appearing here is produced by past and present students of the Master’s course, together with other invited contributors. If you’d like to find out more about the programmeContinue reading “Welcome to the Bristol Society and Space blog!”