Using satellite data to investigate land cover change

By Kilian Mayer Medium resolution satellite images give us the chances to see how humans reshape the world. The publicly available dataset CCI-LC (Climate Change Initiative Land Cover), based on satellite images of the European Space Agency, offers a detailed look on our planet’s surface and how it has changed from 1992 to 2015. TheContinue reading “Using satellite data to investigate land cover change”

Movements of conception – capoeira and scholarship

By Lukas Peter At a time when public institutions are under increasing pressures to face up to the insidious legacy of colonialism, I embarked on a simultaneous journey into a Master’s degree and a capoeira education. The city of Bristol, former key node in the Atlantic slave trade and Colonialism of the British Empire, becameContinue reading “Movements of conception – capoeira and scholarship”

Sounding the Anthropocene: a trip to Penarth, South Wales

By Austin Read   The notion of the Anthropocene and the relative failure of many conventional evidence-based Western epistemologies to address robustly the issues posed by anthropogenic climate change suggests the need for different stories and imaginations beyond conventional conceptual repertoires. In this post, I map out how a turn to experimental sound-based research methodologiesContinue reading “Sounding the Anthropocene: a trip to Penarth, South Wales”