Bristol Encounters I

Written by Sriram Natarajan Editor’s Preface The question ‘what do we seek in places’ supposes a second question, which runs twofold; what is it that we find and what eludes our search? How do we seek place and can places seek us? Indeed, who or what is it we become through our longing for place?Continue reading “Bristol Encounters I”

From Bristol to NGO & Back to Academia: struggling with politics, society and space

By Ricardo Fuentealba Ricardo is a former MSc Society and Space student and is now a PhD Candidate at the University of Amsterdam. Originally from Chile, in this post he shares his experience during and after his Masters studies, and what drove him to pursue a PhD.   A commonplace nowadays is that we liveContinue reading “From Bristol to NGO & Back to Academia: struggling with politics, society and space”

Revisiting ‘Parque de la Papa’

By Emily Godwin While reading for the ‘Postcolonial Matters’ module of the MSc Society and Space program, I found myself pondering over a case study I encountered during my Geography undergrad course at Bristol University. In 2016 I wrote an essay on ‘Parque de la Papa’ and its indigenous management by the Inka peoples. ParqueContinue reading “Revisiting ‘Parque de la Papa’”