Chris Rumford

Yesterday we heard the desperately sad news that our colleague Professor Chris Rumford has died. A tribute can be found on the University’s main website here. Our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues, and to the many students he worked with and inspired. PA  

David Anderson QC : Terrorism & Tolerance lecture on campus tonight

David Anderson QC : Terrorism & Tolerance lecture on campus tonight

What looks like a fascinating lecture is taking place on campus this evening. Book FREE tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/magna-carta-lecture-tickets-24656723925 Terrorism and Tolerance: UK’s independent ‘terror watchdog’ asks how we reconcile traditional freedoms with prevention of terrorism Monday 13 June 2016 Windsor Building Auditorium Mr David Anderson QC Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation In Terrorism and Tolerance, … Continue reading

A mobile life – tribute to John Urry at TCS blog

A mobile life – tribute to John Urry at TCS blog

My tribute to John Urry has just been published at the Theory, Culture & Society Blog. It includes some reflections on his generosity, and particularly his influence on geography and social theory more broadly. I believe more tributes will be forthcoming at the site. PA