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Dancing in the Dark: Reflections on the Emotional Geographies Conference 2015

By Cheryl McGeachan

My time spent at the Emotional Geographies Conference in Edinburgh this month has been an incredibly illuminating one. For instance, never did I think I would see early morning dancing at a geography conference (thanks Heather McLean, Leslie Kearn and your dirty, sweaty little others!) but I have also been left with haunting memories of painful feelings and experiences that I cannot shake off. 586 more words

Sri Lanka Tourism: is it just a case of re-branding

Tourism hot spot? Maybe not

A quick search though google shows up that, right now Sri Lanka was not in the hottest destinations lists anywhere for 2014. 1,529 more words

Human Geography

more than just what it is

A friend of mine sent me an article about a month ago regarding the historical context of Baltimore’s riots: Rites of Passage by Key MacFarlane… 734 more words

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wipe off that rosy tint

I recently got back from a trip to London and Paris, two places that I had been wanting to visit for the longest time. As easy as it was to recognize the beauty that exists in these two cities, I found it difficult to fully enjoy my time there. 486 more words

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about me

A little bit about me.

My name is Christina and, as of the outset of this blog, I am pursuing my Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia, majoring in Human Geography (specifically interested in urban/economic geography) and minoring in Asian Canadian Asian Migration Studies. 308 more words

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Electoral bias in the UK after the 2015 General Election: bad news never comes alone but everyone loves a winner?

Most discussion of the UK’s 2015 election so far has focussed on the unexpected Conservative majority. But Charles Pattie (University of Sheffield) and Ron Johnston (Bristol University) … 2,494 more words


Passenger Films, Materials of Madness, including a screening of Cronenberg's Spider - 23 June

Tuesday 23 June 2015
Jetlag Bar
Cleveland St, London, W1T 6QB

Join us for an event which seeks to explore the materialities of mental illness, featuring David Cronenberg’s psychological thriller Spider (2002). 141 more words