Third year Human Geography PhD student Olivia Raney Mason  is currently walking the Jordan Trail as part of her research into  alternative tourism practices. Part way through the trail she reflects on the act of walking a ‘modern day pilgrimage’ and what walking as a cultural act can tell us about freedom or control, settlement expansion… Read More


By Sam Slatcher   Within this article, Sam Slatcher (First year Human Geography PhD student) reflects on the LIVEDIFFERENCE conference – Sam’s first academic conference! Just over a month ago I attended a conference titled ‘The Future of Social Relations: Rethinking Prejudice and Togetherness in Times of Crisis’ in Sheffield. It couldn’t have come at a… Read More