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Call for submissions of short films for AAG Shorts Are you a geographer who has produced a short film – or are you thinking of using film in your research? If so then submit your film to AAG shorts launching … Continue reading AAG 2017 Shorts – closing soon
AAG 2017 Student Shorts Competition Call for submissions Have you been thinking of using film in your research but needed an excuse to get started? Then why not make a short film (using a camera or smartphone) and submit … Continue reading AAG 2017 Student Shorts Open Now
The following video was made in February as part of a test run to develop a project with Doreen Massey, Open Space (OU) and the Royal Geographical Society. Continue reading Significant Geographies: Reflections from a Paper Age
Palmyra, that ancient city once ruled over by Queen Zenobia (one of the few women ever to have held sufficient power to get their head minted on a coin) is once again in the news. Daesh/ISIS have taken it over … Continue reading Palmyra: Tadmor and a very different heritage
Most articles on the Middle East tend to follow political lines, but the region is rarely explored in a cultural and social sense, except through a rather romanticising tourist lens. Nowhere is this more apparent than in recent attempts to … Continue reading On the margins of terror: Daesh/ISIS and the new geography of hate in the Sinai
In 2009 I spent 8 months filming in Amman and Damascus. This was a collaborative filmmaking project distilling over 100 interviews with different people involved in the production and consumption of cultural heritage in the region. The first short films … Continue reading Visualising the Past, Rebranding the Present I, II, III and IV