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Reflections on exhibition: life after Indigenous Australia

The British Museum exhibition Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation was the focus for my MA dissertation. It had a great impact on me, or perhaps I should say they had a great impact on me – the exhibition and the dissertation. … Continue reading

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Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation

On 23rd April this year, at 10 am, the barrier at the bottom of the steps was removed and the doors of Room 35 at the British Museum were opened to the general public. Despite the speed and enthusiasm of … Continue reading

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Metaphors for the flaneur: ‘Botanizing’

Originally posted on Hybrid Flaneur:
Text: Bill Psarras © 2015 Understanding metaphors Metaphors have been used from an array of intellectual voices to describe the dynamic constellation of flaneur, city, walking and senses. Yet, before entering into such a constellation, I would…

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The Colour and Humour of Foley Vereker’s Journals at the Royal Geographical Society’s Archives

Foley Charles Prendergast Vereker (1850-1900) The five journals of Foley Vereker cover journeys from 1870 to 1885 that took him completely around the world via such places as the Red Sea, Borneo, the Philippines, Vancouver Island, South America and West … Continue reading

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Finding Geography’s place?

By Neil Roberts, Plymouth University and Tim Hall, University of Winchester Despite UK geography’s high international research standing and continued success in attracting students, it is becoming less easy to identify geography and geographers within its universities.  A principal reason…

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Focus is not quite the word

Given my eclectic nature and fascination with many different things at the same time, (some of which are shown here) this blog will focus on one chunk of my interest in geography: research for an MA in Cultural Geography at … Continue reading

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