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Dictionary of Human Geography--new edition

The Dictionary of Human Geography has long been the gold standard for reference works in the field. The first edition was published in 1981 and was edited by Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston and David M. 267 more words

A Year in the Life of an Undergraduate Geography Student

Post by Alexandra Guy – about to start year 2 BA Geography

Before I visited the UCAS Higher Education Conference at Liverpool, I’d had my sights set on a university elsewhere. 657 more words


A British investment firm owns the Dutch company that printed the Indian design on the African dress for the US vice-president's wife

Tuesday night, president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama invited more than 50 heads of state to an outdoor dinner party at the White House, one of many events surrounding a three-day  541 more words

Provost-Dean reblogged this on Third Rail Gospel and commented:

This post captures succinctly the lasting impact of colonialism and globalization of business, and the constant reality of cultural interdependence. No one, culture or nation is an island afterall; that's why people who boast so much of their culture must be wary because the culture itself may not be as original or organic as the purveyors may want others to believe.

‘This is My Story: A Photographic Exploration of Chicago’ – Notes from the field

Post by Natalie Robinson – 2nd year ESRC NWDTC PhD student in Sociology and Geography

In February this year, I moved from Liverpool to Chicago to start my PhD fieldwork, exploring homeless experiences in the city. 684 more words


Growing up on the streets - a full-time, three-year PhD studentship

Applications are invited for a full-time, three-year PhD studentship to undertake a research project entitled ‘The place of ‘spirituality’ in street children’s lived experiences: understanding the implications of religious and other spiritual beliefs and practices for growing up on the streets in Africa… 39 more words

General News

More than 380 dead in China earthquake

More than 380 dead in China earthquake

Quake centered 7 miles west-northwest of Wenping in Yunnan province

UPDATED 5:12 PM HST Aug 03, 2014

By Kevin Wang and Euan McKirdy CNN… 93 more words