Thematic tags: Mapping

  • How we think about time - and use time to think with – matters. This ‘temporal imagination’ shapes our understanding of the world, how it might change and influences what we value. What would an educational approach to time look like? (read more)
  • The Afro-Asian Networks project investigates networks of Asian and African intellectuals, activists, writers, and artists moving within the global context of the early Cold War in the first decades of decolonisation. At the time of this study, this interdisciplinary research network was recently asked to contribute a ‘Manifesto’ to Radical History Review’s call for papers… (read more)
  • Leaders of the past, like those of the present, never act alone. An individual’s networks and what they do with them can help to explain how a person eventually comes to represent others in the public sphere. Mapping Intercultural Connections and Conversations traces the vast web of contacts that Manquilef, Aburto Panguilef and Coñuepán developed in order to deepen our understanding of how and why they became the important intellectual and political mediators that they did, and to stimulate a discussion about their continuing relevance today. (read more)
  • Rodney’s two barometers, which quote an instrument he encountered on the MV Balmoral, the ship on which two artworks are currently exhibited, offer a symbolic catalogue of the sea’s ‘pressure points’. (read more)
  • The project aimed at developing new methodologies in the study of urban learning, setting new research agendas and championing interdisciplinarity. (read more)
  • The project placed the issue of public space within the historical context by digitally mapping changes to public space over three centuries. (read more)
  • The study of seismology reveals the activity of the Earth on all length and time scales: the ground outside our front doors, as well as the ground beneath the farthest reaches of the globe, but also the ground throughout Earth’s geologic history. Normally, these ground motions are only perceived using sensitive instruments (seismometers are planetary… (read more)
  • A red triangluar road sign to indicate flooding overlaid with images of flooding maps
    In emergency flood disasters, what information is needed from scientists? How should data be presented and within what timeframe? This research project aims to gain a deeper understanding of organisations’ flood data needs, in order to produce more useable science. (read more)
  • What are the forces that shape the structure our cities? How do pollution and slums impact urban development in the long run? By studying maps spanning almost a century, this project will explore these questions to understand how our future cities might be more sustainable. (read more)