Discover Lewisham’s history through its Veteran Mulberry trees by Peter Coles

I use London’s old mulberry trees as signposts to a past that has often been buried under cycles of urban and social transformation over the past 400 years. The Morus Londinium project I set up in 2016 with the Conservation Foundation and 2-year Heritage Lottery funding has been documenting, mapping and researching these unique trees. … More Discover Lewisham’s history through its Veteran Mulberry trees by Peter Coles

Walking Places Symposium Report by Anita Strasser

My new year started with the Walking Places Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal which was hosted by DINÂMIA’CET-IUL – the Centre for Socio-economic and Territorial Studies at the University Institute Lisbon – and organised by myself and Carla Duarte, a PhD researcher at DINÂMIA. The event was held at the Centre for Urban Information of Lisbon – … More Walking Places Symposium Report by Anita Strasser

Walking in Lisbon Symposium by Anita Strasser

I’m involved in organising a symposium on Walking in Lisbon in January 2019, an event which is kindly supported by CUCR. The event is held at Centro de Informação Urbana de Lisboa, and is organised by The Research Centre of Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies at the University Institute Lisbon. The programme has been put together by myself and Carla Duarte, … More Walking in Lisbon Symposium by Anita Strasser

How the Nepal earthquake continues to re-shape peoples’ lives by Caroline Knowles

People remember where they were on 25 April 2015 when an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Nepal. Followed by hundreds of aftershocks and another major earthquake on 17 May, an estimated 9,000 people died, and many more were injured and traumatised in ways we may never understand. A team of researchers led … More How the Nepal earthquake continues to re-shape peoples’ lives by Caroline Knowles