Connection, Disconnection, and the Inbetween: the Silvertown Tunnel and Road Politics in London

Editor Johara Meyer grapples with the controversial politics of the Silvertown Tunnel construction. Geographers and theorists across a range of social sciences have utilised the language of connectivity to engage with the politics of infrastructure. Between the search for meaning in the wake of the cultural turn in the late 1980s to the more recent…

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…