Urban landscapes, power relations, and social ideologies: A critical toponymy of Hong Kong

By Katherine Li This post summarises the underlying rationale of my dissertation, which explores the interaction among urban landscapes, power relations, and social ideologies. Using a toponymic approach, the research focuses on Hong Kong as a case study and critically examine how the names and naming of streets reflect the power struggle of two politicalContinue reading “Urban landscapes, power relations, and social ideologies: A critical toponymy of Hong Kong”

Framing Wildlife: performative research methods in the art-geography nexus.

By G. Sainsbury Exploring the embodied processes of filming wildlife in the ‘field’, alongside the use of post-production editing techniques, to question the orthodox framing of more-than-human relations in wildlife filmmaking. Author’s videographic stills, 2016. The ‘posthumanist’ and ‘affective’ turns in the social sciences have led to a questioning of representational (words and speech) researchContinue reading “Framing Wildlife: performative research methods in the art-geography nexus.”

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!”