Meet Chris Stewart, our new Honorary Research Associate

We are delighted that former MSc student, Chris Stewart, is now an Honorary Research Associate of the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway. Chris has extensive expertise and experience working on counter-extremism and counter-hate initiatives at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. He has worked with a range of actors from social media companies to the…

VISIT | Ocean Governance for Sustainability: Seabed Management Workshop

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of acting as a ‘trainer’ in a workshop on Seabed Management organised by Kim Peters and Phil Steinberg. As part of the European Commission’s COST Action programme on Ocean Governance for Sustainability, and in conjunction with the University of Liverpool’s Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans, the workshop…

Call for Papers: Fieldwork in Political Geography

We are delighted to be hosting this year’s Political Geography Research Group workshop. It will be held at Royal Holloway from 12-13th June on the theme of ‘Fieldwork in Political Geography‘. Please see the Call for Papers below which provides additional details on the theme, registration instructions, and preliminary program – we look forward to…

REVIEW | These Pits and Abysses

A few brief reflections on These Pits and Abysses over on the Geohumanities forum. It was a great showcase of the benefits of collaborating across sub-disciplines and I’m looking forward to working more at these intersections in the coming months and years. Source: Event Review: These Pits and Abysses

A few reflections on the AAG

I recently got back from the AAG and thought I would share a few reflections on my time in Chicago. Having never been to an AAG conference, I was slightly surprised by the scale of it. On the first day alone, over 90 sessions ran alongside each other. It was big, perhaps to the point…

RGS-IBG CfP: Under the Sea: Geographies of the deep

After discussing our ideas at the Warwick political geography conference, Cordelia Freeman and I are organising a session for the forthcoming RGS-IBG conference entitled ‘Under the Sea: geographies of the deep’. We are both really excited about the topic and hope that it might prompt further discussion in what has already become a lively field in geography…