Decolonising the human geography curriculum: two units for the MSc in Society and Space in 2017-18

The significant energies towards decolonising the curriculum in higher education are making themselves felt in ever more persistent and exciting ways at the University of Bristol. In the first instance, several reading and discussion groups focused on the coloniality of our university curriculum  have sprung up amongst student and academic groups. One, run by UniversityContinue reading “Decolonising the human geography curriculum: two units for the MSc in Society and Space in 2017-18”

Combining Geography and Rowing – It was going to happen eventually!

This is the third in a series of blog posts written by the current MSc Society and Space students about their dissertations. The two major passions in Ben Moule’s life – geography and rowing – have (finally!) come together in his Masters Dissertation. In his research project, Ben seeks to explore how the sporting body isContinue reading “Combining Geography and Rowing – It was going to happen eventually!”

Delirium at Halftime: The real excess of the imaginary

Ollie Dawson reflects on his first year on the MSc Society & Space course and looks at the philosopher who has had biggest impact on his thinking so far – Giles Deleuze. It took me twelve years to find my way from undergraduate study in literature to post-graduate study in the social sciences. I flirtedContinue reading “Delirium at Halftime: The real excess of the imaginary”