What can One Health do to/for Geography? Emboldening the More-than-Human Perspective in Health Geography

By Alistair Anderson In the context of infectious disease, human and animal health have long been understood as intimately related, from Hippocrates’ recognition of environmental effects upon human health, through to the work of 19th century pathologist Rudolf Virchow, who created the field of comparative pathology,  championed the idea of ‘One Medicine’, and coined theContinue reading “What can One Health do to/for Geography? Emboldening the More-than-Human Perspective in Health Geography”

Chalk Art-ing as Temporary Urbanism: Materiality and ‘Becoming-Art’

By Catherine Midwood An encounter with chalk art in the urban everyday environment is a temporary flash of colour underfoot; an unexpected encounter with a creation that emerged in the interaction between a variety of collaborating bodies (the pavement, the chalk dust, the hands that guided it, the shoes that smudged it, the rain orContinue reading “Chalk Art-ing as Temporary Urbanism: Materiality and ‘Becoming-Art’”

Exploring the Affective (After)Lives of Digital Archives

By Alistair Anderson, Current MSc Society and Space Student The archive is the quintessential arena of historical research, and for the compulsory ‘Experimental Methods’ unit I interrogated the use of digital archives as fields of affective materials. Specifically, my project focussed on the extinct thylacine (Thylacinus cynacephalus) as a theme around which the materials inContinue reading “Exploring the Affective (After)Lives of Digital Archives”