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Using the Dail Debates resource

This is a short post. Just to say this: all researchers interested in Ireland, whether students or lecturers, can gain a lot by exploring the ‘ 339 more words

Human Geography

Growing Culturally Acceptable Local Food Systems

In most cases when I try to explain in a brief sentence the focus of my research to family or friends unfamiliar with food studies and the recent debates of the field, they walk away with the two words: immigrants and local food. 858 more words

Food Justice

Looking for food, but finding much more

Looking for food, but finding much more

When I began my PhD I wanted to continue my study of the urban agriculture (UA) movement in North America. 1,697 more words

Food Justice

Performing the Nation-State: Political Geographies of Irish Step Dance

This is a guest post by Gisele O’Connell, one of our postgrad students.

Speaking on the potentialities of the performative body to confront cultural nihilism, Friedrich Nietzsche (1968:462) was once adamant that “we do not yet know what bodies can do.” Given the productive possibilities for bodies to radically transform social space, what, then, could be said of the Irish dancing body performing the nation-state? 2,333 more words

Human Geography

Fishing for the River: An Dothra Guardians in Martina O’Brien’s 'Casting Territory'

As we bear the brunt of the rainy season, we may all be thinking about past flood events. In this context, the wisdom of local environmental stewards and artists is worth listening to. 1,040 more words

Human Geography