2020 End-of-Year Review: Hindsight is Not Always 20/20

Building on the 2020 Mid-Review, Nathan Yang takes a look back at the second half of 2020 and raps up a strange year that has given an abundance of events, stories, and change around the world. How will societies, governments, and individuals evolve in 2021 in the midst of a seemingly endless pandemic overshadowing plans…

Lockdown 2.0 : spaces, signs and symbols of a pandemic

Johara Meyer documents her experience of wandering through Camden during the second Coronavirus Lockdown in the UK. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has altered geographies of our everyday world: analyses of local/regional/global transition patterns underpin efforts to “flatten the curve”, human behaviour in places is governed by geographic containment strategies, and inherently spatial concepts of ‘social…

Prize Winning Capstone assessment

The Bloomsbury Geographer is proud to publish one of the prize winning capstone assessments, exploring concepts from first year modules. “Just as all phenomena exist in time and thus have a history, they also exist in space and have a geography” This statement, used by the US National Research Council (1997: 28), epitomizes the idea…