Decolonising Parenting: Curating the World One Playmobil Character at a Time

I don't know whether it is because I have recently finished co-teaching a postcolonial geographies module for this cycle, or because my daughter, at six, is becoming more conscious of, and interested in, the world, but lately I have felt my academic and personal worlds collide as never before. I have always considered myself at … Continue reading Decolonising Parenting: Curating the World One Playmobil Character at a Time

All social interactions are equal but some are more equal than others

I, along with everybody else within my twittersphere, and perhaps outside of it too, am feeling pretty riled about the (not so) new wave of migration rhetoric which has come in the wake of the Casey report. Having realised that a string of angry tweets is never going to be a useful contribution to this … Continue reading All social interactions are equal but some are more equal than others

Call for Panellists: Brexit Futures Roundtable Discussion

Call for Panellists: Brexit Futures Roundtable Discussion Nordic Geographers Meeting 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, June 18th–21st 2017. Convener/s: Name Dr Kathy Burrell, Dept. of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool and Dr Sarah M Hall, Dept. of Geography, University of Manchester Since the referendum result for 'Brexit' in June 2016, the UK has entered a period of potentially … Continue reading Call for Panellists: Brexit Futures Roundtable Discussion

Call for Papers: Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European refugee ‘crisis’

Cfp: Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European refugee ‘crisis’ Nordic Geographers Meeting 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, June 18th–21st 2017. Convener/s: Dr Kathy Burrell and Dr Andy Davies, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool As the innumerable impacts of the ongoing refugee 'crisis' in Europe unfold in front of us - the simultaneous threat to Schengen … Continue reading Call for Papers: Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European refugee ‘crisis’