Remembering Babylon and Franco Rosso with Dennis Bovell by Les Back

Franco Rosso director and co-writer of Babylon (1980) passed away on 9th December, 2016 aged 75. The film’s soundtack was written by UK reggae legend Dennis Bovell. On the Sunday the 22nd January, 2017 Dennis will dedicate his entire Dub on Air radio show on Soho Radio as a tribute to Franco. Set in New … More Remembering Babylon and Franco Rosso with Dennis Bovell by Les Back

‘No Stranger Place’, Radical Hospitality and Cosmopolitan Consciousness: Thinking with Berger and Bauman in Berlin Hauptbahnhof  by Emma Jackson

‘A friend came to see me in a dream. From far away. And I asked him in the dream: “Did you come by photograph or train?”‘ John Berger, The Seventh Man ‘We are all plotted on a continuum stretched between the poles of the “perfect tourist” and the “vagabond beyond remedy” – and our respective … More ‘No Stranger Place’, Radical Hospitality and Cosmopolitan Consciousness: Thinking with Berger and Bauman in Berlin Hauptbahnhof  by Emma Jackson

Tracing Imperial Nostalgia at Cumberland Lodge By Chloe Peacock

  This post is part of an occasional series, which has been produced in response to the PhD study weekend at Cumberland Lodge in June 2016 attended and organised by members of the Sociology PhD cohort at Goldsmiths College, University of London. The theme of the weekend was to explore creative and inventive methods in response … More Tracing Imperial Nostalgia at Cumberland Lodge By Chloe Peacock

Imperial traces, global places: On mapping a sense of place by Louise Rondel

This post is part of an occasional series, which has been produced in response to the PhD study weekend at Cumberland Lodge in June 2016 attended and organised by members of the Sociology PhD cohort at Goldsmiths College, University of London. The theme of the weekend was to explore creative and inventive methods in response … More Imperial traces, global places: On mapping a sense of place by Louise Rondel

Brexit and Trump: The Spatial Stories. By Alex Rhys-Taylor

Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing a series of city-focussed responses to both the Referendum on European Union membership, and the election of Donald Trump. The recent election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States cannot help but be interpreted alongside the British vote to leave the European Union. Both … More Brexit and Trump: The Spatial Stories. By Alex Rhys-Taylor