Category: News

  • Field recording of the barn swallow, a bird that spends most of its time on the wing. Swallos are widespread breeding birds in the Northern Hemisphere, migrating south in winter. Recording made by Carl Weismann and held in the British Library. (read more)
  • In a conversation recorded at the plot in summer 2021, Tim Cole, Professor of History, and Peter Watts, Gardener at Royal Fort Gardens, talk about change, borders, movements of people, plants and soil, and languages of plants and race. (read more)
  • In a conversation recorded at the plot in summer 2021, Katharine Charsley, Professor of Migration Studies, and Savita Wilmott, CEO The Natural History Consortium , talk about the COVID-19 pandemic, about the visibility of family separation and environmental narratives about people visiting nature and nature visiting people. (read more)
  • Artist Charli Clark talks about the creation of the (de)Bordering plots, and the development of the multispecies planting design and habitat creation. (read more)
  • ‘Invasive Others: Plants? People? Pathogens?’ Video conversation between Dr Miriam Ticktin from The New School for Social Research and Professor Bridget Anderson, Director of Migration Mobilities Bristol. (read more)
  • In a conversation recorded at the plot in summer 2021, Tim Cole, Professor of History, and Peter Watts, Gardener at Royal Fort Gardens, talk about seedheads, gardening practices and beauty in decay. (read more)
  • In a conversation recorded with artists Charli Clark and Paul Hurley in summer 2021, Nariman Massoumi, Lecturer in Film and Television, talks about the experiences of international students within the UK visa and immigration system, and their role at the university and in the (de)bordering project. (read more)
  • ‘(de)Bordering the human and non-human worlds’ blog post by Professor Bridget Anderson, Director of Migration Mobilities Bristol. (read more)
  • In a conversation recorded at the plot in summer 2021, Katharine Charsley, Professor of Migration Studies, and Savita Wilmott, CEO The Natural History Consortium , talk about acceptable images of migrants, about port cities, about problematic discourses and policy. (read more)