This two part podcast by Emma Jackson introduces some of the key themes from an ethnographic study of a London bowling alley. In the second part of this podcast, Emma explores bowling as a practice of belonging, becoming and performance. We meet some of the groups who use the bowling alley, including the bowling league. ‘Practices of belonging, practices of … More Bowling Together: Lessons from the Lanes Part 2 by Emma Jackson
A Neighbours’ Event: Building Community Through Socially-Engaged Photography An exhibition of work by Anita Strasser Dates : 1st November 2017 – 31st January 2018 Location : Conway Hall, 25, Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL Gallery opening hours, Mon-Sun, 9am – 10pm (some work is in the library which is only open on Tuesday – Thursday … More A Neighbour’s Event by Anita Strasser
My friend Hannah once handed me a badge with a woman’s face on it, she’d been at a feminist geography workshop. ‘I tried to get you Doreen Massey, but they ran out straight away’. This is one of the many things that have popped into my head since learning of Doreen Massey’s death on … More Keeping one eye on the bus: a tribute to Doreen Massey by Emma Jackson
The silent stashing of Mac laptops marks the shift from day to night in bars and cafes across the hipster world: from Dalston (London), to Williamsburg (New York) to Kreuzberg (Berlin), to Fitzroy (Melbourne) to Gulou, and Beijing’s funky hangouts. As twenty-something freelance workers head into the Beijing night they choose between its stripped back … More Why young Londoners are packing their bags for Beijing by Caroline Knowles.