Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics

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Wide angle lens view of clouded sky and field with tall electricity generating windmillUnique in its approach, the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics undertakes interdisciplinary research to address global and planetary challenges such as climate change, human migration, social inequalities and resource access/depletion.

We explore the environmental, spatial and cultural dimensions of ecological and social challenges in specific places, to offer new knowledge and practice for the creation of more sustainable and socially just societies.

Our work combines theories and methods from geography, the social sciences, the physical sciences, the arts, media and communication studies, and humanities, to offer interdisciplinary perspectives on large and small-scale ecological and social challenges. With a commitment to collaborative research, we co-create research projects with a range of non-academic partners from policy, communities, arts, education, and the public and private sectors, seeking to transform people’s lives at the local, national and global level.

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outer space Social Sciences
Sports Social Sciences
climate change Social Sciences
social movement Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences
phantasy Social Sciences
environmental policy Social Sciences
narrative Social Sciences

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Projects 2015 2023

Research Output 2007 2020

Exhibitions and Transnational Exchange: Art and Design, Borders and Boundaries from 1945

Clarkson, V. (ed.), Atkinson, H. & Lichtman, S. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Bloomsbury Academic.

Research output: Book/ReportBook - edited

More than Happiness: Aliveness and Struggle in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Lives

McGlynn, N., Browne, K., Banerjea, N., Bakshi, L., Beethi, S., Biswas, R. & Banerjee, R., 3 Jan 2020, In : Sexualities.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Social citizenship and social psychology

Anderson, E. & Gibson, S., 13 Jan 2020, In : Social & Personality Psychology Compass. p. 1-14 14 p., e12510.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social psychology
critical psychology
basic income

Activities 2008 2019

Extracting Us

Maimunah Siti (Organiser), Elona Hoover (Organiser), Dian Ekowati (Organiser), Alice Owen (Organiser), Rebecca Elmhirst (Organiser), Lydia Heath (Organiser)
11 Jul 201921 Jul 2019

Activity: EventsExhibition, performance

Portland State University

Shaun Williams (Visiting researcher)
Jul 2019Sep 2019

Activity: Visiting positionVisiting an external academic institution

Bodies on the Move: on screen and in the streets

Bethan Prosser (Organiser), Claudia Kappenberg (Organiser), Kate Monson (Organiser), Elona Hoover (Organiser)
29 May 2019

Activity: EventsWorkshop