Tuesday,
22nd June 2021
 
 

NEWS


 
 
 
Research


Recent student dissertation titles have included the following:

Forced evictions and the London 2012 Olympic Games Link
Animating public space: transformations at the Prince of Wales Junction, West London. Further details
Academy and activism in the case of the Brixton Pound. Further details
In pursuit of authenticity: the gentrification of Broadway Market
Here am I: language and methodology in art and urban regeneration. Further details
Appropriating the grown up city: urban exploration reaches new heights
Transcending normativity: the case of a Victorian cemetery
Mutoid Waste Company and the mutated heritage of King’s Cross
(Trans)forming gender, (trans)forming spaces: exploring the experiences of men with transgender identities in London and Yorkshire
Grindr, London: Images of possibility in hybrid space
Where were you when it happened? Negotiating distance and proximity in narratives of 'the Riots' of 2011
Greening the concrete jungle: the politics of urban gardening in East London

As well as London, cities studied for dissertation research have included Toronto, Bethlehem, New York, Tel Aviv, Manila, Berlin, Sarajevo, Kinshasa, Bangkok, Durban and Sao Paolo:

Creativity-led urban change in the global South: the case of Metro Manilla
Picnic ecologies: unpacking the contested socio-cultural space of Berlin's Thai Park
The garden on the machine: landscapes of the neo-pastoral and urban pastoral on the High Line. Further details
'Some things are better left undead': the Toronto Zombie Walk and the urban carnivalesque
Reimagining Cairo in post-Mubarak cinema Further details
The production of public space in a Caribbean island: the case of Port of Spain Link
A tank half full: Water in the socio-ecological imagination of Chennai
A Guide to the Occupation: Palestinian political tourism in the West Bank
There's sand in my infinity pool: Land reclamation and the rewriting of Singapore
Walking the Talk: Understanding Everyday Multicultures in Singapore’s Migrant-Focused Trail
Towards a Revolutionary Architecture of Communal Living: The Story of the 1973-84 Steilshoop Project in Hamburg, Germany


 
Ministry of Internal Affairs, Belgrade Photo: Sara Debevec (student 2008-2009)

Ministry of Internal Affairs, Belgrade Photo: Sara Debevec (student 2008-2009)

Brunswick Centre Field Trip. Photo: David Roberts (student 2008-2010)

Brunswick Centre Field Trip. Photo: David Roberts (student 2008-2010)

Visit to Folkestone Triennial 2014 (with thanks to Lewis Biggs)

Visit to Folkestone Triennial 2014 (with thanks to Lewis Biggs)